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Definition of rejoice verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

rejoice

 verb
verb
NAmE//rɪˈdʒɔɪs//
 
[intransitive, transitive] (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rejoice
 
he / she / it rejoices
 
past simple rejoiced
 
-ing form rejoicing
 
 
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to express great happiness about something When the war ended, people finally had cause to rejoice. rejoice at/in/over something The middle class is rejoicing over the tax cuts. rejoice to do something They rejoiced to see their son well again. rejoice that… I rejoice that justice has prevailed.
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