Etymology
Advertisement

gladly (adv.)

Old English glædlice "joyfully, kindly, willingly" (also "bright, shining; pleasant, agreeable"); see glad (adj.) + -ly (2).

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of gladly

gladly (adv.)
in a willing manner;
this was gladly agreed to
Synonyms: lief / fain
From wordnet.princeton.edu