Definitions for rejoicerɪˈdʒɔɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•joicerɪˈdʒɔɪs(v.)-joiced, -joic•ing.

  1. (v.i.)to feel joy or gladness; take delight (often fol. by in or at).

  2. (v.t.)to make joyful; gladden.

Origin of rejoice:

1275–1325; ME < OF rejouiss-, long s. of rejouir=re-re - +jouir to rejoice < VL *gaudīre, for L gaudēre; see joy


Princeton's WordNet

  1. rejoice, joy(verb)

    feel happiness or joy

  2. exuberate, exult, rejoice, triumph, jubilate(verb)

    to express great joy

    "Who cannot exult in Spring?"

  3. wallow, rejoice, triumph(verb)

    be ecstatic with joy

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. rejoice(verb)ɪˈdʒɔɪs

    to celebrate your happiness

    They rejoiced at their victory.


  1. rejoice(Verb)

    To be very happy, be delighted, exult; to feel joy.

  2. rejoice(Verb)

    To have (someone) as a lover or spouse; to enjoy sexually.

  3. rejoice(Verb)

    To make happy, exhilarate.

  4. Origin: From resjoir, (Modern French réjouir)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rejoice(verb)

    to feel joy; to experience gladness in a high degree; to have pleasurable satisfaction; to be delighted

  2. Rejoice(verb)

    to enjoy

  3. Rejoice(verb)

    to give joy to; to make joyful; to gladden

  4. Rejoice(noun)

    the act of rejoicing

Translations for rejoice

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to feel or show great happiness

They rejoiced at the victory.

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