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
Archaic to cause to feel joy
(C14: from Old French resjoir, from re- + joir to be glad, from Latin gaudere to rejoice)
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be glad, be happy, be overjoyed, celebrate, delight, exult, glory, joy, jump for joy, make merry, revel, triumph
be sad, be unhappy, be upset, grieve, lament, mourn
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