enjoy

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. like, relish, love, gloat over, delight in; experience; hold, possess. See pleasure, possession.
II
(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To take pleasure in]
Syn. relish, savor, delight in, luxuriate in, revel in, appreciate, fancy, be pleased with, bask in, feast on, get a kick out of*, get a charge out of*, eat up*, dig*, get off on*; see also like 1 .
Ant. abhor, suffer, endure.
2. [To have the use of]
Syn. command, hold, possess, have, experience, partake of, have the benefit of, exercise; see also own 1 , use 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
take pleasure in, delight in, relish, appreciate, revel in, savor, luxuriate in, *eat up, *get a kick out of.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To receive pleasure from: like1, relish, savor. Informal: go for. Slang: dig. See LIKE. 2. To have the use or benefit of: have, hold, possess. See OWNED. 3. To have at one's disposal: boast, command, have, hold, possess. See OWNED.

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  • Enjoy — En*joy , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enjoyed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enjoying}.] [OF. enjoier to receive with joy; pref. en (L. in) + OF. & F. joie joy: cf. OF. enjoir to enjoy. See {Joy}.] 1. To take pleasure or satisfaction in the possession or experience… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enjoy — ► VERB 1) take pleasure in. 2) (enjoy oneself) have a pleasant time. 3) possess and benefit from: these professions enjoy high status. DERIVATIVES enjoyment noun. ORIGIN Old French enjoier give joy to or enjoïr enjoy …   English terms dictionary

  • Enjoy — (Боликейме,Португалия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Rua Das Agostas, Casa Da Alfarrobeira, 8100 06 …   Каталог отелей

  • enjoy — (v.) late 14c., rejoice, be glad (intransitive), from O.Fr. enjoir to give joy, rejoice, take delight in, from en make (see EN (Cf. en ) (1)) + joir enjoy, from L. gaudere rejoice (see JOY (Cf. joy)); Sense of have the use or benefit of …   Etymology dictionary

  • Enjoy — Album par Bob Sinclar Sortie 3 juin 2004 Enregistrement 1998 2004 Genre House French touch Label …   Wikipédia en Français

  • enjoy — index own, possess, realize (obtain as a profit), relish, remain (occupy) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enjoy — en‧joy [ɪnˈdʒɔɪ] verb [transitive] 1. LAW to use a legal right and benefit from it: • Local producers enjoy tariff protection at home. enjoyment noun [uncountable] : • Development of the golf course will not be permitted if it causes disruption… …   Financial and business terms

  • enjoy — continues to be used with reference to things that are the complete opposite of enjoyable (such as ill health or a poor reputation), despite its identification as a ‘catachrestic’ (incorrect) use in the OED: • Despite the jokey reputation that… …   Modern English usage

  • enjoy — [v1] take pleasure in, from something adore, appreciate, be entertained, be fond of, be pleased, cotton to*, delight in, dig*, dote on*, drink in*, eat up*, fancy, flip over*, freak out on*, get a charge out of*, get a kick out of*, get high on* …   New thesaurus

  • enjoy — [en joi′, injoi′] vt. [ME enjoien < OFr enjoir < en , in + joir, to rejoice < L gaudere, to be glad: see JOY] 1. to have or experience with joy; get pleasure from; relish 2. to have the use or benefit of; have as one s lot or advantage… …   English World dictionary

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