What does rejoice mean?

Definitions for rejoicerɪˈdʒɔɪs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rejoice.

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

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  1. Rejoice

    Rejoice is an album by The Emotions released in 1977 on Columbia Records and produced by Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire. The album contains the highly successful number one Pop, R&B and Disco hit "Best of My Love", and Rejoice has been certified platinum in the US by the RIAA. Rejoice was also the third bestselling R&B album of 1977. In a 2007 interview when asked which album that he produced, besides those that he did for Earth, Wind & Fire, is his favorite, White replied: "The Emotions's Rejoice because it had a great vibe, a great ‘feel’. Yeah, I'm proud of that production."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rejoice

    rē-jois′, v.i. to feel and express joy again and again: to be glad: to exult or triumph.—v.t. to make joyful: to gladden.—ns. Rejoice′ment, rejoicing; Rejoic′er; Rejoic′ing, act of being joyful: expression, subject, or experience of joy.—adv. Rejoic′ingly, with joy or exultation. [O. Fr. resjoir (Fr. réjouir)—re-, again, jouir, to enjoy—joie, joy.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rejoice in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rejoice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ziggy:

    You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.

  2. Golda Meir:

    We do not rejoice in victories. We rejoice when a new kind of cotton is grown and when strawberries bloom in Israel.

  3. George Bernard Shaw:

    I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake.

  4. Baruch Spinoza, The Ethics:

    Blessedness is not the reward of virtue, but virtue itself; neither do we rejoice therein, because we control our lusts, but contrariwise, because we rejoice therein, we are able to control our lusts.

  5. Marcel Hirscher:

    I didn’t have the choice. I needed to finish first or second to beat Felix. So the tactics were pretty simple, felix and I are very good friends and that’s why I can’t rejoice completely. It’s the third time I took the cup away from him under his nose.

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