Definition of Enjoy

1. Verb. Derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in. "Sam and Sue enjoy the movie "; "She relished her fame and basked in her glory"

Exact synonyms: Bask, Relish, Savor, Savour
Entails: Like
Specialized synonyms: Feast One's Eyes, Devour
Derivative terms: Enjoyer, Enjoyment, Enjoyment, Relish



2. Verb. Have benefit from. "Enjoy privileges"
Generic synonyms: Apply, Employ, Use, Utilise, Utilize
Derivative terms: Enjoyment

3. Verb. Get pleasure from. "They enjoy him to write the letter"; "I love cooking"
Exact synonyms: Love
Generic synonyms: Like
Specialized synonyms: Get Off
Derivative terms: Enjoyer, Enjoyment, Enjoyment, Love, Love, Lover, Lover

4. Verb. Have for one's benefit. "The industry enjoyed a boom"
Generic synonyms: Experience, Go Through, See
Antonyms: Suffer

5. Verb. Take delight in. "They will enjoy the duet"; "He delights in his granddaughter"
Exact synonyms: Delight, Revel
Entails: Expend, Use
Specialized synonyms: Have A Ball, Have A Good Time, Wallow, Live It Up
Derivative terms: Delight, Delight, Enjoyer, Enjoyment, Enjoyment

Definition of Enjoy

1. v. t. To take pleasure or satisfaction in the possession or experience of; to feel or perceive with pleasure; to be delighted with; as, to enjoy the dainties of a feast; to enjoy conversation.

2. v. i. To take satisfaction; to live in happiness.

Definition of Enjoy

1. Verb. To receive pleasure or satisfaction from something ¹

2. Verb. To have the use or benefit of something ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enjoy

1. to receive pleasure from [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enjoy

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enjoy (current term)
enjoy oneself
enjoy your meal
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Literary usage of Enjoy

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: In the by John Tracy Atkyns, Philip Yorke Hardwicke, William Newnam, Great Britain Court of Chancery (1781)
"... win oblige the building to enjoy it quietly, ... on his right. ing to enjoy it If I ... enjoy ..."

2. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1896)
"clined it from a principle which has ever weighed with me on such occasions; namely, that as we enjoy great advantages from the inventions of others, ..."

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