What does Enjoy mean?

Definitions for Enjoy
ɛnˈdʒɔɪEn·joy

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enjoy, bask, relish, savor, savour(verb)

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

    "She relished her fame and basked in her glory"

  2. enjoy(verb)

    have benefit from

    "enjoy privileges"

  3. love, enjoy(verb)

    get pleasure from

    "I love cooking"

  4. enjoy(verb)

    have for one's benefit

    "The industry enjoyed a boom"

  5. delight, enjoy, revel(verb)

    take delight in

    "he delights in his granddaughter"

Wiktionary

  1. enjoy(Verb)

    To receive pleasure or satisfaction from something

    Etymology: From enjoir (), from gaudere.

  2. enjoy(Verb)

    To have the use or benefit of something

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

    Etymology: From enjoir (), from gaudere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enjoy(verb)

    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. Enjoy(verb)

    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. Enjoy(verb)

    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. Enjoy(verb)

    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  

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

How to pronounce Enjoy?

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    Karen
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How to say Enjoy in sign language?

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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. Alissa Rumsey:

    If you enjoy a moderate amount of alcohol and it is something that is important to you, I don't recommend restricting yourself to try to lose weight, this type of restriction tends to backfire.

  2. Bindi Irwin:

    You have to love who you are and know that you are beautiful and own it. if you have curves, you have to own it — and if you have been born to be able to pull off that bikini really well you have to just enjoy it and love your body and love who you are as an individual — not only for girls, but for guys as well.

  3. Michael McCaul:

    I think President Donald Trump does enjoy a relationship with President Xi. President Donald Trump wants the trade, you know, the trade deal to work. At the same time, President Donald Trump recognizes where this virus came from, michael McCaul know I don't call it the Chines virus. I call it the coronavirus or Covid-19. But the fact remains, where did this come from ? It came out of the wildlife markets in Wuhan, and it spread beyond control outside of China. For nearly two months, there were many things they could've done to contain the virus, and they failed to do that. And I think they need to be held accountable.

  4. The Pope:

    Those who lose their inner serenity, their vivacity and audacity, to hide behind their papers, becoming like procedural machines rather than men of God. This is dangerous to lose human sensitivity, so necessary in order to cry with those who cry and enjoy with those who enjoy.

  5. Gordana Biernat:

    Every ONE of us is a STORY in progress. TRUST who you are. BE who you are. ENJOY who you are.

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