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Showing appreciation, being thankful.
From obsolete grate pleasing from Latin grātus gwerə-2 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
grate + -ful, from Latin gratus (“pleasing, agreeable”) + -ful.
I would be grateful to hear from anyone who may be able to help.
I am eternally grateful.
She was grateful to him.
I am grateful for these encouraging comments.
He's very grateful you rescued his grandson.
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