Definitions for enjoy
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word enjoy.
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"
have benefit from
get pleasure from
"I love cooking"
have for one's benefit
"The industry enjoyed a boom"
delight, enjoy, revelverb
take delight in
"he delights in his granddaughter"
To receive pleasure or satisfaction from something
To have the use or benefit of something
...while I still enjoy good health...
Etymology: From enjoir (), from gaudere.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: jouir, enjouir, French.
I could enjoy the pangs of death,
And smile in agony. Joseph Addison, Cato.
Edward the saint, in whom it pleased God, righteous and just, to let England see what a blessing sin and iniquity would not suffer it to enjoy. Richard Hooker, b. iv. s. 14.
He, who to enjoy
Plato’s elysium, leap’d into the sea,
Cleombrotus. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. iii. l. 471.
Creatures are made to enjoy themselves, as well as to serve us. Henry More, Antidote against Atheism.
When a man shall, with a sober, sedate, diabolical rancour, look upon and enjoy himself in the sight of his neighbour’s sin and shame, can he plead the instigation of any appetite in nature? Robert South, Sermons.
To live in happiness.
Then I shall be no more!
And Adam, wedded to another Eve,
Shall live with her enjoying, I extinct. John Milton, Parad. Lost.
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
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
to have sexual intercourse with
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
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.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'enjoy' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1635
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'enjoy' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1293
Rank popularity for the word 'enjoy' in Verbs Frequency: #156
The numerical value of enjoy in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of enjoy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Anybody who advocates assassinations of members of Congress or anybody, I don’t believe should enjoy the privilege of serving on a committee.
I didn't really enjoy reading until I married my wife and we began reading the Bible out loud to each other every day. I enjoy reading now, and there is a whole world of books out there to explore.
These four days in the mountains are the hardest four days I would have raced I think in a one-week stage race, it's a super hard climbing stage race, even harder on the weekend now. I'll enjoy tomorrow, or I'll try to enjoy it in the jersey and defend it but it's super hard.
Sometimes I want to put in a really great workout, but I have a million things to do that day, so all I can really do is go for a walk, … I think people often focus on how long the workout is, how sweaty you are when you’re done and how tired you are afterward. The thing is, if you overdo it, you’re probably not going to want to do it again. And then you won’t stay consistent. Find things that you enjoy doing and try new things, too. Some days you’ll want to go cycling, but on another day your body really wants a good yoga stretch. You’ll feel great afterward and it won’t feel like a chore.
One of the many things I enjoy about making drinks is introducing people to new ways to enjoy their favorite spirits through classic cocktails, there’s a bit of elegance and history to the classics, and every father loves a classic.
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- həzz almaqAzerbaijani
- изпитвам удоволствие, радвам сеBulgarian
- gaudirCatalan, Valencian
- gozar, disfrutarSpanish
- لذت بردنPersian
- profiter, jouirFrench
- bain taitneamh as, taitneamh, bain sult as, sultIrish
- còrd ri, gabh tlachd ann, mealScottish Gaelic
- 享受する, 楽しむJapanese
- genéissenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- glede seg ved, nyteNorwegian
- gaudir, gausirOccitan
- apreciar, gozar, aproveitar, desfrutar, curtirPortuguese
- guder, giudair, galdeir, giodair, giuderRomansh
- a se bucura de, a se distra, savuraRomanian
- наслаждаться, насладитьсяRussian
- gosare, gosai, gudire, gosae, godire, bodireSardinian
- ужи́вати, gustirati, užívati, густиратиSerbo-Croatian
- njuta av, åtnjuta, tycka omSwedish
- zevk almak, haz almakTurkish
- لطف اندوزUrdu
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