grateful


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grate·ful

 (grāt′fəl)
adj.
1. Appreciative of benefits received; thankful: I'm grateful for your help.
2. Expressing gratitude: a grateful look.
3. Affording pleasure or comfort; agreeable: grateful relief from the hot sun.

[From obsolete grate, pleasing, from Latin grātus; see gwerə- in Indo-European roots.]

grate′ful·ly adv.
grate′ful·ness n.

grateful

(ˈɡreɪtfʊl)
adj
1. thankful for gifts, favours, etc; appreciative
2. showing gratitude: a grateful letter.
3. favourable or pleasant: a grateful rest.
[C16: from obsolete grate, from Latin grātus + -ful]
ˈgratefully adv
ˈgratefulness n

grate•ful

(ˈgreɪt fəl)

adj.
1. warmly or deeply appreciative of kindness or benefits received; thankful: grateful for your help.
2. expressing gratitude: a grateful letter.
3. pleasing to the mind or senses: a grateful breeze.
[1545–55; obsolete grate pleasing (< Latin grātus) + -ful]
grate′ful•ly, adv.
grate′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.grateful - feeling or showing gratitude; "a grateful heart"; "grateful for the tree's shade"; "a thankful smile"
thankless, ungrateful, unthankful - not feeling or showing gratitude; "ungrateful heirs"; "How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is / To have a thankless child!"- Shakespeare
2.grateful - affording comfort or pleasure; "the grateful warmth of the fire"
pleasant - affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings; "we had a pleasant evening together"; "a pleasant scene"; "pleasant sensations"

grateful

adjective thankful, obliged, in (someone's) debt, indebted, appreciative, beholden She was grateful to him for all his help.

grateful

adjective
1. Showing or feeling gratitude:
Translations
مُعْتَرِف بالجَميلمـُمْتَـن
vděčný
taknemligtaknemmelig
kiitollinen
zahvalan
òakklátur
感謝している
고마워하는
su dėkingumu
pateicīgs
hvaležen
tacksam
ซึ่งสำนึกในบุญคุณ
biết ơn

grateful

[ˈgreɪtfʊl] ADJ (= thankful) → agradecido; [smile] → de agradecimiento
a grateful clientun cliente agradecido
to be grateful for sthagradecer algo
I am grateful for any help I can getagradezco cualquier ayuda que pueda recibir
I would be grateful if you would send mele agradecería que me mandase ...
I should like to extend my grateful thanks tome gustaría extender mi más sincero agradecimiento a ...
with grateful thankscon mi más sincero agradecimiento
to be grateful to sbestar agradecido a algn
I am very or most grateful to you for talking to mele estoy muy agradecido por hablar conmigo
I am grateful to Dr Jones for the loan of the bookle estoy agradecido al Dr Jones por prestarme el libro, le agradezco al Dr Jones que me prestase el libro
she was just grateful to have been releasedse sentía agradecida de que la hubiesen liberado
he was grateful that he was still alivedaba gracias por estar todavía vivo

grateful

[ˈgreɪtfʊl] adjreconnaissant(e)
to be grateful to sb → être reconnaissant(e) à qn
to be grateful for [+ help, support] → être reconnaissant(e) pour
to be grateful to sb for sth → être reconnaissant(e) à qn pour qch

grateful

adjdankbar; he was grateful for her supporter war dankbar für ihre Unterstützung; I’m grateful to you for believing meich bin dir dankbar (dafür), dass du mir glaubst; I’m grateful to you for buying or having bought the ticketsich bin dir dankbar (dafür), dass du die Karten gekauft hast; he was grateful to be home/that he was still aliveer war froh or dankbar, zu Hause zu sein/noch am Leben zu sein; to express one’s grateful thanks (to somebody)(jdm) seine aufrichtige Dankbarkeit aussprechen

grateful

[ˈgreɪtfʊl] adj grateful (for)grato/a (per), riconoscente (per)
I am most grateful to you → le sono enormemente grato

grateful

(ˈgreitful) adjective
feeling thankful. I am grateful to you for your help.
ˈgratefully adverb
She accepted his offer gratefully.

grateful

مـُمْتَـن vděčný taknemmelig dankbar ευγνώμων agradecido kiitollinen reconnaissant zahvalan grato 感謝している 고마워하는 dankbaar takknemlig wdzięczny grato благодарный tacksam ซึ่งสำนึกในบุญคุณ müteşekkir biết ơn 感激的

grateful

a. agradecido-a.
References in classic literature ?
But, after a while, they found that he considered them the benefactors, and could not do enough to show how grateful he was for Mrs.
The simplicity and cheerfulness of her nature, her contented and grateful spirit, were a recommendation to every body, and a mine of felicity to herself.
Wopsle said grace with theatrical declamation - as it now appears to me, something like a religious cross of the Ghost in Hamlet with Richard the Third - and ended with the very proper aspiration that we might be truly grateful.
Do receive the vows a grateful widow pays, Each future day and night shall hear her speak her Isaac's praise.
The boy's first impulse was to be grateful, and reform.
Rise my soul, strain every nerve, Thy morgage to remove, Gain thy mother's heartfelt thanks Thy family's grateful love.
Our plain manner of living, our small rooms and few domestics, and the little we see of the world, must make Hunsford extremely dull to a young lady like yourself; but I hope you will believe us grateful for the condescension, and that we have done everything in our power to prevent your spending your time unpleasantly.
Indeed, my best of friends, he deserves a kinder appellation from you, had you heard the good, the kind, the grateful things which I have heard him utter of you.
I succeeded to his connection, and had every reason to feel grateful for the prospect that awaited me at my starting in life.
Write to thy lord and lady and show thyself grateful to them, for ingratitude is the daughter of pride, and one of the greatest sins we know of; and he who is grateful to those who have been good to him shows that he will be so to God also who has bestowed and still bestows so many blessings upon him.
Corney, the matron of the workhouse to which our readers have been already introduced as the birthplace of Oliver Twist, sat herself down before a cheerful fire in her own little room, and glanced, with no small degree of complacency, at a small round table: on which stood a tray of corresponding size, furnished with all necessary materials for the most grateful meal that matrons enjoy.
A little way off was a small brook, rushing and sparkling along between green banks, and murmuring in a voice very grateful to a little girl who had lived so long on the dry, gray prairies.