What does Grateful mean?

Definitions for Grateful
ˈgreɪt fəlGrate·ful

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

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"

Wiktionary

  1. grateful(Adjective)

    Showing appreciation, being thankful.

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

    Etymology: from + -ful.

  2. grateful(Adjective)

    Recognizing the importance of a source of pleasure.

    Etymology: from + -ful.

  3. grateful(Adjective)

    Pleasing, welcome.

    Etymology: 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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Grateful

    grāt′fōōl, adj. causing pleasure: acceptable: delightful: thankful: having a due sense of benefits.—adv. Grate′fully.—ns. Grate′fulness; Gratificā′tion, a pleasing or indulging: that which gratifies: delight; Grat′ifier.—v.t. Grat′ify, to do what is agreeable to: to please: to soothe; to indulge:—pa.p. grat′ified.p.adj. Grat′ifying. [O. Fr. grat—L. gratus, pleasing, thankful, and suff. -ful.]

Editors Contribution

  1. grateful

    To give thanks for the simple qualities or things in life.

    They were so grateful to have each other and their families, it made them very happy.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 19, 2020  

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

How to pronounce Grateful?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Grateful in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Grateful in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Grateful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Grateful in a Sentence

  1. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton:

    Places of worship are meant to be sacred, and I am grateful for the church members who acted quickly to take down the shooter and help prevent further loss of life.

  2. Sunday Purdy:

    I have some healing ahead of me but couldnt be more grateful to feel the love and support behind me, being wheeled into surgery feeling so much love was such a blessing. I cant thank you all enough for your kind words prayers. My heart is so full.

  3. Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard:

    I know Vice President Biden and his wife and am grateful to have called his son Beau, who also served in the National Guard, a friend, although I may not agree with the Vice President on every issue, I know that he has a good heart and is motivated by his love for our country and the American people.

  4. Jeff Bezos:

    This was another highly unusual quarter, and I couldn't be more proud of and grateful to our employees around the globe.

  5. Sanskrit Proverb:

    As far and wide the vernal breeze Sweet odours waft from blooming trees, So, too, the grateful savour spreads To distant lands of virtuous deeds.

Images & Illustrations of Grateful

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