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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (3)

1. feel happiness or joy;
[syn: rejoice, joy]

2. to express great joy;
- Example: "Who cannot exult in Spring?"
[syn: exuberate, exult, rejoice, triumph, jubilate]

3. be ecstatic with joy;
[syn: wallow, rejoice, triumph]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rejoice \Re*joice"\, n. The act of rejoicing. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rejoice \Re*joice"\ (r[-e]*jois"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rejoiced (-joist"); p. pr. & vb. n. Rejoicing (-joi"s?ng).] [OE. rejoissen, OF. resjouir, resjoir, F. r['e]jouir; pref. re- re- + OF. esjouir, esjoir, F. ['e]jouir, to rejoice; pref. es- (L. ex-) + OF. jouir, joir, F. jouir, from L. gaudere to rejoice. See Joy.] To feel joy; to experience gladness in a high degree; to have pleasurable satisfaction; to be delighted. "O, rejoice beyond a common joy." --Shak. [1913 Webster] I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy. --Ps. xxxi. 7. [1913 Webster] Syn: Syn. To delight; joy; exult; triumph. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rejoice \Re*joice"\, v. t. 1. To enjoy. [Obs.] --Bp. Peacock. [1913 Webster] 2. To give joy to; to make joyful; to gladden. [1913 Webster] I me rejoysed of my liberty. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] While she, great saint, rejoices heaven. --Prior. [1913 Webster] Were he [Cain] alive, it would rejoice his soul to see what mischief it had made. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] Syn: To please; cheer; exhilarate; delight. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

rejoice v 1: feel happiness or joy [syn: rejoice, joy] 2: to express great joy; "Who cannot exult in Spring?" [syn: exuberate, exult, rejoice, triumph, jubilate] 3: be ecstatic with joy [syn: wallow, rejoice, triumph]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

69 Moby Thesaurus words for "rejoice": adore, animate, appreciate, bask in, be pleased with, boost, brighten, buoy up, caper, caracole, carol, celebrate, cheer, chirp, chirrup, clap hands, dance, delight, delight in, derive pleasure from, devour, eat up, encourage, enjoy, enliven, exhilarate, exult, feast on, freak out on, frisk, frolic, gambol, get high on, give a lift, gladden, gloat over, glory, groove on, hearten, indulge in, inspire, inspirit, invigorate, joy, jubilate, like, lilt, liven, love, luxuriate in, pick up, rejoice, rejoice in, rejoice the heart, relish, revel, revel in, riot in, rollick, romp, savor, sing, skip, skip for joy, smack the lips, swim in, take pleasure in, vitalize, wallow in