Definitions for gratefulˈgreɪt fəl
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word grateful
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
warmly or deeply appreciative of kindness or benefits received; thankful:
grateful for your help.
a grateful letter.
pleasing to the mind or senses:
a grateful breeze.
Origin of grateful:
1545–55; obs. grate pleasing (< L grātus) + -ful
feeling or showing gratitude
"a grateful heart"; "grateful for the tree's shade"; "a thankful smile"
affording comfort or pleasure
"the grateful warmth of the fire"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
We were grateful for their help.; I was just grateful he'd forgotten.
Showing appreciation, being thankful.
I'm grateful that you helped me out. Is there any way I can repay you?
Recognizing the importance of a source of pleasure.
Origin: from + -ful.
having a due sense of benefits received; kindly disposed toward one from whom a favor has been received; willing to acknowledge and repay, or give thanks for, benefits; as, a grateful heart
affording pleasure; pleasing to the senses; gratifying; delicious; as, a grateful present; food grateful to the palate; grateful sleep
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'grateful' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3683
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'grateful' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2536
Rank popularity for the word 'grateful' in Adjectives Frequency: #476
Translations for grateful
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
I am grateful to you for your help.
- مُعْتَرِف بالجَميلArabic
- gratoPortuguese (BR)
- ευγνώμων, υπόχρεοςGreek
- אֲסִיר תּוֹדָהHebrew
- berterima kasihIndonesian
- grato, riconoscenteItalian
- sangat berterima kasihMalay
- خوښ، ممنون، منونكىPashto
- müteşekkir, minnettarTurkish
- 感謝的Chinese (Trad.)
- biết ơnVietnamese
- 感谢的Chinese (Simp.)
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