Re·joice v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rejoiced p. pr. & vb. n. Rejoicing ] To feel joy; to experience gladness in a high degree; to have pleasurable satisfaction; to be delighted. “O, rejoice beyond a common joy.”
I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy. --Ps. xxxi. 7.
Syn: To delight; joy; exult; triumph.
Re·joice, v. t.
1. To enjoy. [Obs.]
2. To give joy to; to make joyful; to gladden.
I me rejoysed of my liberty. --Chaucer.
While she, great saint, rejoices heaven. --Prior.
Were he [Cain] alive, it would rejoice his soul to see what mischief it had made. --Arbuthnot.
Syn: -- To please; cheer; exhilarate; delight.
Re·joice, n. The act of rejoicing.
v 1: feel happiness or joy [syn: joy]
2: to express great joy; "Who cannot exult in Spring?" [syn: exult,
3: be ecstatic with joy [syn: wallow, triumph]