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REJOICE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rejoice mean? 

REJOICE (verb)
  The verb REJOICE has 3 senses:

1. feel happiness or joy
2. to express great joy
3. be ecstatic with joy

  Familiarity information: REJOICE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


REJOICE (verb)


Sense 1rejoice [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Feel happiness or joy

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

rejoice; joy

Hypernyms (to "rejoice" is one way to...):

experience; feel (undergo an emotional sensation)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "rejoice"):

cheer; cheer up; chirk up (become cheerful)

gladden (become glad or happy)

be on cloud nine; exult; jump for joy; walk on air (feel extreme happiness or elation)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 2rejoice [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

To express great joy

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

exuberate; exult; jubilate; rejoice; triumph

Context example:

Who cannot exult in Spring?

Hypernyms (to "rejoice" is one way to...):

cheer; cheer up; chirk up (become cheerful)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "rejoice"):

glory (rejoice proudly)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue rejoice over the results of the experiment


Sense 3rejoice [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be ecstatic with joy

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

triumph; rejoice; wallow

Hypernyms (to "rejoice" is one way to...):

be on cloud nine; exult; jump for joy; walk on air (feel extreme happiness or elation)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something PP


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