Definition and Meanings for enjoy

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Enjoy is ranked 882 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of enjoy

transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb

Etymology of enjoy

of. enjoier to receive with joy; pref. en- (l. in) + of. & f. joie joy: cf. of. enjoir to enjoy. see joy

Meaning of enjoy


as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • 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.

as intransitive verb

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