Rejoice meaning

rĭ-jois
(archaic) To fill with joy; gladden.
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To feel joyful; be delighted.

Rejoiced at the news; rejoiced in her friend's good fortune.

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To feel joyful about (something).

Rejoiced that the ship reached land.

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To be glad, happy, or delighted; be full of joy.
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To rejoice is to feel great happiness or joy, or to take great pleasure in something.

When you feel great pleasure after you have had a baby, this is an example of a time where you rejoice.

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(intransitive) To be very happy, be delighted, exult; to feel joy. [from 14th c.]
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To make happy, exhilarate. [from 15th c.]
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(archaic) To make glad; delight.
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Origin of rejoice

  • Middle English rejoicen from Old French rejoir rejoiss- re- re- joir to be joyful (from Vulgar Latin gaudīre) (from Latin gaudēre gāu- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French resjoir, (Modern French réjouir)

    From Wiktionary