grateful - definition and synonyms


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  1. feeling that you want to thank someone because they have given you something or have done something for you

    Thanks for coming with me. I’m really grateful.

    grateful for:

    I’m very grateful for all your help with the party.

    grateful to someone for something:

    She was grateful to them for letting her stay at their house.

    grateful (that):

    You should be grateful that I didn’t tell your parents.

derived word



Sophie smiled gratefully at the waiter.