enjoy

verb
ADVERB
enormously, greatly, hugely, immensely, really, thoroughly, tremendously, truly

She greatly enjoys her work.

We enjoyed the game immensely.

especially, particularly
quite, rather
simply

I simply enjoy the feeling of power.

clearly, obviously
always
VERB + ENJOY
be able to
seem to

The kids all seemed to enjoy themselves.

begin to

I was just beginning to enjoy it when the rain came down.

PHRASES
enjoy yourself

Everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves.

just enjoy it/sth

Don't feel guilty about it—just enjoy it!

Enjoy is used with these nouns as the object: ↑antics, ↑atmosphere, ↑autonomy, ↑banquet, ↑banter, ↑beauty, ↑benefit, ↑break, ↑breather, ↑challenge, ↑chance, ↑circulation, ↑companionship, ↑company, ↑concert, ↑confidence, ↑cuisine, ↑cup, ↑currency, ↑delight, ↑discomfort, ↑drink, ↑entertainment, ↑esteem, ↑evening, ↑exemption, ↑existence, ↑experience, ↑fame, ↑fantasy, ↑favour, ↑feast, ↑feeling, ↑festivities, ↑film, ↑flavour, ↑flight, ↑following, ↑food, ↑freedom, ↑fruit, ↑goodwill, ↑health, ↑hobby, ↑hospitality, ↑immunity, ↑increase, ↑independence, ↑intimacy, ↑joke, ↑latitude, ↑laugh, ↑liberty, ↑life, ↑lifestyle, ↑limelight, ↑luxury, ↑massage, ↑moment, ↑monopoly, ↑music, ↑outing, ↑pastime, ↑peace, ↑pension, ↑picnic, ↑pleasure, ↑popularity, ↑prerogative, ↑prestige, ↑privilege, ↑prosperity, ↑rapport, ↑read, ↑reception, ↑refreshment, ↑relationship, ↑reputation, ↑respite, ↑retirement, ↑revival, ↑reward, ↑ride, ↑right, ↑run, ↑scenery, ↑sensation, ↑sight, ↑solitude, ↑spectacle, ↑spoils, ↑standard, ↑status, ↑stay, ↑stint, ↑stroll, ↑success, ↑sunshine, ↑superiority, ↑support, ↑supremacy, ↑taste, ↑thrill, ↑time, ↑trip, ↑vacation, ↑victory, ↑view, ↑vogue, ↑warmth, ↑wealth, ↑weather, ↑work

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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

  • Enjoy I — (Meisburg,Германия) Категория отеля: Адрес: 54570 Meisburg, Германия Опис …   Каталог отелей

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