What does Enjoy mean?

Definitions for Enjoy
ɛnˈdʒɔɪEnjoy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Enjoy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enjoy, bask, relish, savor, savourverb

    derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in

    "She relished her fame and basked in her glory"

  2. enjoyverb

    have benefit from

    "enjoy privileges"

  3. love, enjoyverb

    get pleasure from

    "I love cooking"

  4. enjoyverb

    have for one's benefit

    "The industry enjoyed a boom"

  5. delight, enjoy, revelverb

    take delight in

    "he delights in his granddaughter"

Wiktionary

  1. enjoyverb

    To receive pleasure or satisfaction from something

    Etymology: From enjoir (), from gaudere.

  2. enjoyverb

    To have the use or benefit of something

    ...while I still enjoy good health...

    Etymology: From enjoir (), from gaudere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enjoyverb

    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

    Etymology: [OF. enjoier to receive with joy; pref. en- (L. in) + OF. & F. joie joy: cf. OF. enjoir to enjoy. See Joy.]

  2. Enjoyverb

    to have, possess, and use with satisfaction; to occupy or have the benefit of, as a good or profitable thing, or as something desirable; as, to enjoy a free constitution and religious liberty

    Etymology: [OF. enjoier to receive with joy; pref. en- (L. in) + OF. & F. joie joy: cf. OF. enjoir to enjoy. See Joy.]

  3. Enjoyverb

    to have sexual intercourse with

    Etymology: [OF. enjoier to receive with joy; pref. en- (L. in) + OF. & F. joie joy: cf. OF. enjoir to enjoy. See Joy.]

  4. Enjoyverb

    to take satisfaction; to live in happiness

    Etymology: [OF. enjoier to receive with joy; pref. en- (L. in) + OF. & F. joie joy: cf. OF. enjoir to enjoy. See Joy.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Enjoy

    en-joi′, v.t. to joy or delight in: to feel or perceive with pleasure: to possess or use with satisfaction or delight: to have the use of: to have sexual intercourse with.—adj. Enjoy′able, capable of being enjoyed or of giving joy.—n. Enjoy′ment, state or condition of enjoying: satisfactory possession or use of anything; pleasure: happiness. [O. Fr. enjoier, to give joy to—en (=L. in), and joie, joy; or O. Fr. enjoir, to enjoy—en, and joir—L. gaudēre, to rejoice.]

Editors Contribution

  1. enjoy

    To have pleasure from.

    They did enjoy family gatherings and the feeling if love and unity.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 23, 2020  
  2. enjoy

    To have the use of, to do or create.

    They did enjoy time with family and always prioritized this.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 23, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Enjoy' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1635

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Enjoy' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1293

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Enjoy' in Verbs Frequency: #156

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Enjoy in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Enjoy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Enjoy in a Sentence

  1. David Glanzer:

    Extraordinary times require extraordinary measures and while we are saddened to take this action, we know it is the right decision, we eagerly look forward to the time when we can all meet again and share in the community we all love and enjoy.

  2. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei:

    U.S. policies in the region are 180 degrees in contrast to Iran's policies, whether this text (nuclear deal) is approved or disapproved, we won't give up supporting our friends in the region. The oppressed Palestinian nation, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Bahrain, the honest mujahedeen of resistance in Lebanon and Palestine will enjoy our constant support.

  3. Jason Moore:

    I live on a lake and bought a boat and could n’t sit in the captain's chair to drive the boat, so that was a horrible moment because I enjoy boating, too.

  4. Kenneth Roth:

    This disappointing action is yet another sign that Beijing is tightening its oppressive grip on Hong Kong and further restricting the limited freedom Hong Kong people enjoy under 'one country, two systems'.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    It has been a fashion in every generation since time immemorial amongst the people to enjoy own life like anything till their old age and then stand up on a public stage to address the rally and say merely for applause that the onus for a better future of good days depends on the present youth.

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