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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gladly, lief, fainadverb

    in a willing manner

    "this was gladly agreed to"; "I would fain do it"

Wiktionary

  1. gladlyadverb

    In a glad manner; happily.

  2. Etymology: From gladly, gladliche, from glædlice, equivalent to. Compare glædelig, gleðilegur. More at glad, -ly.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Gladlyadverb

    Joyfully; with gayety; with merriment; with triumph; with exultation.

    Etymology: from glad.

    For his particular, I’ll receive him gladly;
    But not one follower. William Shakespeare, King Lear.

    You are going to set us right; and ’tis an advantage every body will gladly see you engross the glory of. Edward Blount, to Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gladlyadjective

    preferably; by choice

  2. Gladlyadjective

    with pleasure; joyfully; cheerfully; eagerly

  3. Etymology: [From Glad, a.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gladly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gladly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of gladly in a Sentence

  1. Police Corporal Chris Manseau:

    We dont want anything like that to happen, at the end of the day, we want everyone to go home safe. Thats all ; police officers and the suspects included so if they wanted to turn themselves in we would gladly do that and I dont want to see this go down in a hail of bullets.

  2. Lyndon Johnson:

    Dick, you may be right. But if that's the price I've got ta pay, I'm going to gladly do it.

  3. Laurentiu Baciu:

    Romanian grain farmers will gladly embrace the genetically modified maize crops, it's common sense that any maize farmer, be it in Spain or in Portugal or in Romania, would like to reduce production costs and eventually reap a bigger harvest.

  4. Mariana Fulger:

    If you keep the mind awake, alive, the rest of your being follows it gladly..

  5. Ben Carson:

    I started praying about it, asking God for guidance, and I finally concluded that 'Lord, as long as you open the doors I’ll walk through them. And if you shut the doors, I'll gladly sit down.' Well, he has continually opened the doors.

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