What does rejoice mean?

Definitions for rejoice
rɪˈdʒɔɪsre·joice

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rejoice, joyverb

    feel happiness or joy

  2. exuberate, exult, rejoice, triumph, jubilateverb

    to express great joy

    "Who cannot exult in Spring?"

  3. wallow, rejoice, triumphverb

    be ecstatic with joy

Wiktionary

  1. rejoiceverb

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

    Etymology: From resjoir, (Modern French réjouir)

  2. rejoiceverb

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

    Etymology: From resjoir, (Modern French réjouir)

  3. rejoiceverb

    To make happy, exhilarate.

    Etymology: From resjoir, (Modern French réjouir)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rejoiceverb

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

  2. Rejoiceverb

    to enjoy

  3. Rejoiceverb

    to give joy to; to make joyful; to gladden

  4. Rejoicenoun

    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.]

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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

Examples of rejoice in a Sentence

  1. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Flaws are intrinsic part of your Nature. Accept it for it can't be improved, just rejoice in it! ~ Ramana Pemmaraju

  2. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jr.:

    It is now the moment when by common consent we pause to become conscious of our national life and to rejoice in it, to recall what our country has done for each of us, and to ask ourselves what we can do for our country in return.

  3. Henry Van Dyke:

    Time is Too slow for those who wait, Too swift for those who fear, Too long for those who grieve, Too short for those who rejoice, But for those who love Time is not.

  4. Winston Churchill:

    I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.

  5. Walter Scott:

    If you have no friends to share or rejoice in your success in life - if you cannot look back to those whom you owe gratitude, or forward to those to whom you ought to afford protection, still it is no less incumbent on you to move steadily in the path of duty; for your active excretions are due not only to society; but in humble gratitude to the Being who made you a member of it, with powers to save yourself and others.

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    • A. defiant
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