Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • With gratitude or thankfulness.
  • In a grateful, agreeable, or pleasing manner.

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  • adverb In a grateful manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a thankful manner; with thanks
  • adverb with appreciation; in a grateful manner

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Examples

  • And quite firmly I was led towards it and given over to the man, who, setting down his cup of wine, took a coin gratefully from my Master.

    Beauty's Punishment

  • Looking back on their earlier days of comradeship, he recalled gratefully what a power for good she had always been.

    Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer

  • But I recall gratefully other influences quite as important to one's education.

    My Memories of Eighty Years

  • The same, being delivered, call her gratefully a recreant.

    The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  • But I recall gratefully other influences quite as important to one's education.

    My Memories of Eighty Years

  • The same, being delivered, call her gratefully a recreant.

    The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II

  • He recalled gratefully how all of them would visit him after his accident and that he would never forget the people who stuck close to him in his time of crisis.

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  • He recalled gratefully how all of them would visit him after his accident and that he would never forget the people who stuck close to him in his time of crisis.

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  • ‘All phone calls gratefully accepted,’ I wrote, ‘especially as I have been sentenced to three weeks on the bed!.

    A Special Relationship

  • ‘All phone calls gratefully accepted,’ I wrote, ‘especially as I have been sentenced to three weeks on the bed!.

    A Special Relationship

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