What does gladly mean?

Definitions for gladly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gladly, lief, fain(adverb)

    in a willing manner

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

Wiktionary

  1. gladly(Adverb)

    In a glad manner; happily.

  2. Origin: From gladly, gladliche, from glædlice, equivalent to . Compare glædelig, gleðilegur. More at glad, -ly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gladly(adj)

    preferably; by choice

  2. Gladly(adj)

    with pleasure; joyfully; cheerfully; eagerly

  3. Origin: [From Glad, a.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gladly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gladly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Morticia Addams - from the Addams Family movie:

    We gladly feast on those who would subdue us ... not just pretty words, Fester.

  2. John Maa:

    I know many people who will gladly contribute, and I will absolutely try to organize.

  3. Sophocles:

    Someone asked Sophocles, How do you feel now about sex Are you able to have a woman He replied, Hush man most gladly indeed am I rid off it all, as though I had escaped from a mad and savage master.

  4. Ben Carson:

    I started praying about it, asking God for guidance, and I finally concluded that 'Lord, as long as you open the doors I’ll walk through them. And if you shut the doors, I'll gladly sit down.' Well, he has continually opened the doors.

  5. George Santayana:

    A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one's life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepted.

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