intransitive verb
1) (feel great joy) sich freuen (over, at über + Akk.)
2) (make merry) feiern
* * *
(to feel or show great happiness: They rejoiced at the victory.) sich freuen
* * *
vi sich akk freuen
I \rejoiced to see that she had made a quick recovery ich war erfreut zu sehen, dass sie schnell wieder gesund wurde
to \rejoice at sth sich akk an etw dat erfreuen geh
to \rejoice in sb's enthusiasm/spontaneity sich akk an jds Begeisterung/Spontaneität erfreuen
\rejoice in the Lord! freut euch im Herrn!
to \rejoice in doing sth genießen, etw zu tun
to \rejoice in the name of ... (hum iron) sich akk des Namens ... erfreuen hum iron
* * *
1. vt (liter)
person erfreuen
2. vi
sich freuen; (= be jubilant) jubeln; (REL) jauchzen

they rejoiced to see peace return to the country rejoice in the Lord! — sie jubilierten, dass wieder Frieden ins Land einkehrte freut euch im Herrn!

he rejoices in the name of Marmaduke (hum)er erfreut sich des Namens Marmaduke

* * *
rejoice [rıˈdʒɔıs]
A v/i
1. (hoch)erfreut sein (at, over über akk; to hear sth etwas zu hören)
2. rejoice in sich einer Sache erfreuen (etwas besitzen)
B v/t obs erfreuen
* * *
intransitive verb
1) (feel great joy) sich freuen (over, at über + Akk.)
2) (make merry) feiern
* * *
frohlocken v.
sich freuen v.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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