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enjoy

en·joy

enjoy

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn joI
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Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: enjoyed, enjoying, enjoys
definition 1: to find pleasure or joy in.
I enjoy football more than baseball.She doesn't really enjoy her work, but she needs the money.He has always enjoyed going to the theater and eating at fine restaurants.I did not enjoy his treating me in that patronizing way.
synonyms:
like, love, relish
antonyms:
abominate
similar words:
admire, eat up, fancy, savor, taste
definition 2: to benefit from; have the use of.
Both of my grandparents enjoy good health.The east coast is enjoying fair weather this week.
synonyms:
avail oneself of, take advantage of
antonyms:
lack
similar words:
boast, experience, have, know, possess, retain, taste
definition 3: to experience pleasure or happiness for (oneself).
She enjoyed herself at the party.
similar words:
bask, delight, indulge, regale
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