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Definition of "rejoice" []

  • To feel joyful; be delighted: rejoiced at the news; rejoiced in her friend's good fortune. (verb-intransitive)
  • To fill with joy; gladden. (verb-transitive)
  • Rejoice in To have or possess: rejoices in a keen mind. (phrasal-verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rejoice" in a sentence
  • "One week later, fans can again rejoice with the release of The Elephant Man!"
  • "Then they would walk in the light of His countenance indeed, and 'in His name rejoice all the day, and in His righteousness for ever be exalted.'"
  • ": "Be not carried off your feet by the grandeur you have lately seen in Me, but remember what I have told you, and now tell you again, that that Sun in whose beams ye now rejoice is soon to set in midnight gloom.""