enjoy
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪnˈd͡ʒɔɪ/, /ənˈd͡ʒɔɪ/, /ɛnˈd͡ʒɔɪ/
Verb

enjoy (enjoys, present participle enjoying; past and past participle enjoyed)

  1. (transitive) To receive pleasure or satisfaction from something
    Enjoy your holidays!   I enjoy dancing.
  2. (transitive) To have the use or benefit of something.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, Numbers 36:8 ↗:
      that the children of Israel may enjoy every man the inheritance of his fathers
    I plan to go travelling while I still enjoy good health.
  3. (intransitive, India) To be satisfied or receive pleasure.
    I enjoyed a lot.
  4. (transitive) To have sexual intercourse with.
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