Definitions for fainfeɪn

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. disposed(p), fain, inclined(p), prepared(adverb)

    having made preparations

    "prepared to take risks"

  2. gladly, lief, fain(adverb)

    in a willing manner

    "this was gladly agreed to"; "I would fain do it"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. fain(Verb)

    To be delighted or glad; to rejoice

  2. fain(Verb)

    To gladden

  3. fain(Adverb)

    With joy; gladly.

  4. fain(Adjective)

    Well-pleased; glad; apt; wont; fond; inclined.

  5. fain(Adjective)

    Satisfied; contented.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Fain(adj)

    well-pleased; glad; apt; wont; fond; inclined

  2. Fain(adj)

    satisfied; contented; also, constrained

  3. Fain(adverb)

    with joy; gladly; -- with wold

  4. Fain

    to be glad ; to wish or desire

  5. Origin: [OE. fain, fagen, AS. fgen; akin to OS. fagan, Icel. faginn glad; AS. fgnian to rejoice, OS. fagann, Icel. fagna, Goth. faginn, cf. Goth. fahds joy; and fr. the same root as E. fair. Srr Fair, a., and cf. Fawn to court favor.]

Anagrams of fain »

  1. an if, naif, naïf

Translations for fain

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • охотен, охотно, доволен, склоненBulgarian
  • gernGerman
  • volontiersFrench
  • met, verheugen, plezier, tevreden, blij, maken, gevallig, zich, graagDutch
  • охотно, радостноRussian
  • gärnaSwedish

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