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Pleased vs Glade - What's the difference?

pleased | glade |

As an adjective pleased

is happy, content.

As a verb pleased

is (please).

As a noun glade is

an open passage through a wood; a grassy open or cleared space in a forest.




(en adjective)
  • happy, content
  • Synonyms

    * content * happy * satisfied


  • (please)
  • glade


    (wikipedia glade)


    (en noun)
  • An open passage through a wood; a grassy open or cleared space in a forest.
  • * 2003 , Newsweek, Travel: In The Trees , Nov 23, 2003
  • ... are creating more "glades ," or cleared trails through the woods, for less experienced (blue) skiers. They're a throwback to the first days of skiing, before resorts cut wide swaths of trees, and machines rolled and packed the snow.
  • * 1851 ,
  • [...] and meads and glades so eternally vernal, that the grass shot up by the spring, untrodden, unwilted, remains at midsummer.
  • (colloquial) An everglade.
  • an open space in the ice on a river or lake
  • a bright surface of snow/ice ... a glade of ice
  • In the latter days of a ferocious winter, the sun dropped earthwards, having on this day pulled clear of its sluggish trajectory casting a few meek rays on the redoubtable snow and frost of the mountain glade . — Vignette: A Writing Exercise
  • (obsolete) a gleam of light; see moonglade
  • (obsolete) a bright patch of sky; the bright space between clouds
  • Derived terms

    * moonglade * sunglade