GLAD, adjective [Latin loetus, without a prefix.]
1. Pleased; affected with pleasure or moderate joy; moderately happy.
A wise son maketh a glad father. Proverbs 10:1.
It is usually followed by of. I am glad of an opportunity to oblige my friend.
It is sometimes followed by at.
He that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished. Proverbs 17:5.
It is sometimes followed by with.
The Trojan, glad with sight of hostile blood--
With, after glad is unusual, and in this passage at would have been preferable.
2. Cheerful; joyous.
They blessed the king, and went to their tents, joyful and glad of heart. 1 Kings 8:66.
3. Cheerful; wearing the appearance of joy; as a glad countenance.
4. Wearing a gay appearance; showy; bright.
The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them. Isaiah 35:1.
GLAD evening and glad morn crown'd the fourth day.
5. Pleasing; exhilarating.
More glad to me than to a miser money is.
6. Expressing gladness or joy; exciting joy.
Hark! a glad voice the lonely desert cheers.
GLAD, verb transitive [The preterit tense and participle passive gladed is not used. See Gladden.]
To make glad; to affect with pleasure; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
Each drinks the juice that glads the heart of man.