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re·joice

 (rĭ-jois′)
v. re·joiced, re·joic·ing, re·joic·es
v.intr.
To feel joyful; be delighted: rejoiced at the news; rejoiced in her friend's good fortune.
v.tr.
1. To feel joyful about (something): rejoiced that the ship reached land.
2. Archaic To fill with joy; gladden.
Phrasal Verb:
rejoice in
To have or possess: rejoices in a keen mind.

[Middle English rejoicen, from Old French rejoir, rejoiss- : re-, re- + joir, to be joyful (from Vulgar Latin *gaudīre, from Latin gaudēre; see gāu- in Indo-European roots).]

re·joic′er n.

rejoice

(rɪˈdʒɔɪs)
vb
1. (when: tr, takes a clause as object or an infinitive; when intr, often foll by in) to feel or express great joy or happiness
2. (tr) archaic to cause to feel joy
[C14: from Old French resjoir, from re- + joir to be glad, from Latin gaudēre to rejoice]
reˈjoicer n
reˈjoicing, reˈjoicement n

re•joice

(rɪˈdʒɔɪs)

v. -joiced, -joic•ing. v.i.
1. to feel joy or gladness; take delight (often fol. by in or at).
v.t.
2. to make joyful; gladden.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Old French rejouiss-, long s. of rejouir=re- re- + jouir to rejoice < Vulgar Latin *gaudīre, for Latin gaudēre; see joy]
re•joic′er, n.

rejoice


Past participle: rejoiced
Gerund: rejoicing

Imperative
rejoice
rejoice
Present
I rejoice
you rejoice
he/she/it rejoices
we rejoice
you rejoice
they rejoice
Preterite
I rejoiced
you rejoiced
he/she/it rejoiced
we rejoiced
you rejoiced
they rejoiced
Present Continuous
I am rejoicing
you are rejoicing
he/she/it is rejoicing
we are rejoicing
you are rejoicing
they are rejoicing
Present Perfect
I have rejoiced
you have rejoiced
he/she/it has rejoiced
we have rejoiced
you have rejoiced
they have rejoiced
Past Continuous
I was rejoicing
you were rejoicing
he/she/it was rejoicing
we were rejoicing
you were rejoicing
they were rejoicing
Past Perfect
I had rejoiced
you had rejoiced
he/she/it had rejoiced
we had rejoiced
you had rejoiced
they had rejoiced
Future
I will rejoice
you will rejoice
he/she/it will rejoice
we will rejoice
you will rejoice
they will rejoice
Future Perfect
I will have rejoiced
you will have rejoiced
he/she/it will have rejoiced
we will have rejoiced
you will have rejoiced
they will have rejoiced
Future Continuous
I will be rejoicing
you will be rejoicing
he/she/it will be rejoicing
we will be rejoicing
you will be rejoicing
they will be rejoicing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rejoicing
you have been rejoicing
he/she/it has been rejoicing
we have been rejoicing
you have been rejoicing
they have been rejoicing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rejoicing
you will have been rejoicing
he/she/it will have been rejoicing
we will have been rejoicing
you will have been rejoicing
they will have been rejoicing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rejoicing
you had been rejoicing
he/she/it had been rejoicing
we had been rejoicing
you had been rejoicing
they had been rejoicing
Conditional
I would rejoice
you would rejoice
he/she/it would rejoice
we would rejoice
you would rejoice
they would rejoice
Past Conditional
I would have rejoiced
you would have rejoiced
he/she/it would have rejoiced
we would have rejoiced
you would have rejoiced
they would have rejoiced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rejoice - feel happiness or joy
chirk up, cheer up, cheer - become cheerful
feel, experience - undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret"
gladden - become glad or happy
be on cloud nine, exult, jump for joy, walk on air - feel extreme happiness or elation
2.rejoice - to express great joyrejoice - to express great joy; "Who cannot exult in Spring?"
glory - rejoice proudly
chirk up, cheer up, cheer - become cheerful
3.rejoice - be ecstatic with joyrejoice - be ecstatic with joy      
be on cloud nine, exult, jump for joy, walk on air - feel extreme happiness or elation

rejoice

verb be glad, celebrate, delight, be happy, joy, triumph, glory, revel, be overjoyed, exult, jump for joy, make merry We are cold and hungry but we rejoice to have succeeded.
mourn, grieve, lament, be upset, be unhappy, be sad

rejoice

verb
1. To feel or take joy or pleasure:
2. To show joyful satisfaction in an event, especially by merrymaking:
Translations
يَبْتَهِج، يَفْرَح
radovat se
glæde sig
fagna
līksmotiespriecāties
veseliti se
çok sevinmek

rejoice

[rɪˈdʒɔɪs]
A. VI
1. (= be happy) → alegrarse, regocijarse (liter) (at, about de) let us not rejoice too soonno echemos las campanas al vuelo demasiado pronto, conviene no alegrarse demasiado pronto
2. (hum, iro) he rejoices in the name of Marmadukeluce el nombre de Marmaduke
B. VTalegrar, regocijar (liter)
to rejoice thatalegrarse de que + subjun

rejoice

[rɪˈdʒɔɪs] vise réjouir
to rejoice at sth → se réjouir de qch
to rejoice in sth → se réjouir de qch

rejoice

vt (liter) personerfreuen
visich freuen; (= be jubilant)jubeln; (Rel) → jauchzen; they rejoiced to see peace return to the countrysie jubilierten, dass wieder Frieden ins Land einkehrte; rejoice in the Lord!freut euch im Herrn!; he rejoices in the name of Marmaduke (hum)er erfreut sich des Namens Marmaduke

rejoice

[rɪˈdʒɔɪs] vi (frm) → rallegrarsi
to rejoice in sth → godere di qc
to rejoice (at or over) → provare diletto (in)

rejoice

(rəˈdʒois) verb
to feel or show great happiness. They rejoiced at the victory.
reˈjoicing noun
the act of feeling or showing great joy; celebrations. There was great rejoicing at the news of the victory; The rejoicings over the birth of the baby lasted well into the night.
References in classic literature ?
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Be glad in the Lord and rejoice, ye righteous, and shout for joy all ye that are upright in heart.
But the Tree did not rejoice at all; he grew and grew, and was green both winter and summer.
The engagement which you were eager to form a fortnight ago is no longer compatible with your views, and I rejoice to find that the prudent advice of your parents has not been given in vain.
At dinner, having placed Balashev beside him, Napoleon not only treated him amiably but behaved as if Balashev were one of his own courtiers, one of those who sympathized with his plans and ought to rejoice at his success.
Napoleon did not notice this expression; he treated Balashev not as an envoy from his enemy, but as a man now fully devoted to him and who must rejoice at his former master's humiliation.
Mary was in a state of mind to rejoice in a connexion with the Bertram family, and to be not displeased with her brother's marrying a little beneath him.
Well might his sister, believing as she really did that his opinion of Fanny Price was scarcely beyond her merits, rejoice in her prospects.
It will be proper to go over again more particularly what we then said, which may serve as an introduction to what any other person may choose to offer thereon; for it is no easy matter to distinctly point out what power it has, nor on what accounts one should apply it, whether as an amusement and refreshment, as sleep or wine; as these are nothing serious, but pleasing, and the killers of care, as Euripides says; for which reason they class in the same order and use for the same purpose all these, namely, sleep, wine, and music, to which some add dancing; or shall we rather suppose that music tends to be productive of virtue, having a power, as the gymnastic exercises have to form the body in a certain way, to influence the manners so as to accustom its professors to rejoice rightly?
I should rejoice to see you at any time so deeply absorbed in your devotions that you had not a single thought to spare for me.
I know your reason," said Allworthy, "and shall rejoice as much as you to find it otherwise; yet you must remember, you yourself confest it before me.