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 ?
So they asked an old woman what spell they could use to make them happy, and she said, `When you feel discontented, think over your blessings, and be grateful.
His feet also were cold and he sat on the log by the fire, grateful for the warmth and apparently indifferent to what Elmer had to say.
She acceded to the suggestion of bouillon, which was grateful and acceptable.
On issuing from their place of confinement, the whole party instantly experienced a grateful renovation of spirits, by exchanging the pent air of the hiding-place for the cool and invigorating atmosphere which played around the whirlpools and pitches of the cataract.
The hood of the car was down, and the taste of the air, warmed by the sun, was grateful.
This sounded grateful in our ears; and we agreed to the proposal.
The occupation did not offer much freedom for easy gallantry, but no sign of discomfiture or uneasiness was visible in the grateful faces of the young men.
Instead of a reprimand for their previous negligence, the case seemed rather to require an eulogium on their praiseworthy caution after the mischief had happened; a grateful recognition of the promptitude of their zeal the moment that there was no longer any remedy.
And here, shipmates, is true and faithful repentance; not clamorous for pardon, but grateful for punishment.
Hearing this, the captain vowed that they were the grateful parties (meaning himself and mate) and concluded by inviting Stubb down into his cabin to drink a bottle of Bordeaux.
You know that master, and John and James are always good to us, and talking against men in such a place as this doesn't seem fair or grateful, and you know there are good masters and good grooms beside ours, though of course ours are the best.
All that a mere man could do, it seemed to Jurgis, was to take a thing like this as he found it, and do as he was told; to be given a place in it and a share in its wonderful activities was a blessing to be grateful for, as one was grateful for the sunshine and the rain.