Definitions for gratefulˈgreɪt fəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

grate•fulˈgreɪt fəl(adj.)

  1. warmly or deeply appreciative of kindness or benefits received; thankful:

    grateful for your help.

  2. expressing gratitude:

    a grateful letter.

  3. pleasing to the mind or senses:

    a grateful breeze.

Origin of grateful:

1545–55; obs. grate pleasing (< L grātus) + -ful

grate′ful•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grateful, thankful(adj)

    feeling or showing gratitude

    "a grateful heart"; "grateful for the tree's shade"; "a thankful smile"

  2. grateful(adj)

    affording comfort or pleasure

    "the grateful warmth of the fire"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. grateful(adjective)ˈgreɪt fəl

    ≠ ungrateful

    We were grateful for their help.; I was just grateful he'd forgotten.

Wiktionary

  1. grateful(Adjective)

    Showing appreciation, being thankful.

    I'm grateful that you helped me out. Is there any way I can repay you?

  2. grateful(Adjective)

    Recognizing the importance of a source of pleasure.

  3. grateful(Adjective)

    Pleasing, welcome.

  4. Origin: from + -ful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grateful(adj)

    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

  2. Grateful(adj)

    affording pleasure; pleasing to the senses; gratifying; delicious; as, a grateful present; food grateful to the palate; grateful sleep

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'grateful' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3683

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'grateful' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2536

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'grateful' in Adjectives Frequency: #476


Translations for grateful

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

grateful(adjective)

feeling thankful

I am grateful to you for your help.

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