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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)


Verb rejoice has 3 senses


rejoicev. i. [OE. rejoissen, OF. resjouir, resjoir, F. réjouir; pref. re- re- + OF. esjouir, esjoir, F. éjouir, to rejoice; pref. es- (L. ex-) + OF. jouir, joir, F. jouir, from L. gaudere to rejoice. See Joy.].
     To feel joy; to experience gladness in a high degree; to have pleasurable satisfaction; to be delighted.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. To delight; joy; exult; triumph.
rejoicev. t. 
  •  To enjoy.  Bp. Peacock.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To give joi to; to make joyful; to gladden.  [1913 Webster]
    "I me rejoysed of my liberty."  [1913 Webster]
    "While she, great saint, rejoices heaven."  [1913 Webster]
    "Were he [Cain] alive, it would rejoice his soul to see what mischief it had made."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To please; cheer; exhilarate; delight.
     The act of rejoicing.  Sir T. Browne.  [1913 Webster]


rejoice, v.
1 intr. feel great joy.
2 intr. (foll. by that + clause or to + infin.) be glad.
3 intr. (foll. by in, at) take delight.
4 intr. celebrate some event.
5 tr. cause joy to.

rejoicer n. rejoicingly adv.
ME f. OF rejoir rejoiss- (as RE-, JOY)



adore, animate, appreciate, bask in, be pleased with, boost, brighten, buoy up, caper, caracole, carol, celebrate, cheer, chirp, chirrup, clap hands, dance, delight, delight in, derive pleasure from, devour, eat up, encourage, enjoy, enliven, exhilarate, exult, feast on, freak out on, frisk, frolic, gambol, get high on, give a lift, gladden, gloat over, glory, groove on, hearten, indulge in, inspire, inspirit, invigorate, joy, jubilate, like, lilt, liven, love, luxuriate in, pick up, rejoice, rejoice in, rejoice the heart, relish, revel, revel in, riot in, rollick, romp, savor, sing, skip, skip for joy, smack the lips, swim in, take pleasure in, vitalize, wallow in




VB be cheerful, have the mind at ease, smile, put a good face upon, keep up one's spirits, view the bright side of the picture, view things en couleur de rose, ridentem dicere virum, cheer up, brighten up, light up, bear up, chirp, take heart, cast away care, drive dull care away, perk up, keep a stiff upper lip, rejoice, carol, chirrup, lilt, frisk, rollick, give a loose to mirth, cheer, enliven, elate, exhilarate, gladden, inspirit, animate, raise the spirits, inspire, perk up, put in good humor, cheer the heart, rejoice the heart, delight.


VB rejoice, thank one's stars, bless one's stars, congratulate oneself, hug oneself, rub one's hands, clap one's hands, smack the lips, fling up one's cap, dance, skip, sing, carol, chirrup, chirp, hurrah, cry for joy, jump for joy, leap with joy, exult, triumph, hold jubilee, make merry, laugh, raise laughter.


VB amuse, entertain, divert, enliven, tickle the fancy, titillate, raise a smile, put in good humor, cause laughter, create laughter, occasion laughter, raise laughter, excite laughter, produce laughter, convulse with laughter, set the table in a roar, be the death of one, recreate, solace, cheer, rejoice, please, interest, treat, regale, amuse oneself, game, play a game, play pranks, play tricks, sport, disport, toy, wanton, revel, junket, feast, carouse, banquet, make merry, drown care, drive dull care away, frolic, gambol, frisk, romp, caper, dance, keep up the ball, run a rig, sow one's wild oats, have one's fling, take one's pleasure, paint the town red, see life, desipere in loco, play the fool, make holiday, keep holiday, go a Maying, while away the time, beguile the time, kill time, dally, smile, simper, smirk, grin, grin like a Cheshire cat, mock, laugh in one's sleeve, laugh, laugh outright, giggle, titter, snigger, crow, snicker, chuckle, cackle, burst out, burst into a fit of laughter, shout, split, roar, shake one's sides, split one's sides, hold both one's sides, roar with laughter, die with laughter.


VB celebrate keep, signalize, do honor to, commemorate, solemnize, hallow, mark with a red letter, pledge, drink to, toast, hob and nob, inaugurate, install, chair, rejoice, kill the fatted calf, hold jubilee, roast an ox.

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