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enjoy


en·joy  (n-joi)
v. en·joyed, en·joy·ing, en·joys
v.tr.
1. To receive pleasure or satisfaction from.
2. To have the use or benefit of: enjoys good health.
v.intr.
To have a pleasurable or satisfactory time.
Phrasal Verb:
enjoy oneself
To have a pleasurable or satisfactory time.

[Middle English enjoien, from Old French enjoir : en-, intensive pref.; see en-1 + joir, to rejoice (from Latin gaudre; see gu- in Indo-European roots).]

en·joya·ble adj.
en·joya·bly adv.
en·joyer n.


enjoy  /nd, n/  v. 1 [T] to get pleasure from, like: He enjoys music. 2 frml. [T] to have, esp. s.t. that is good: She enjoys good health; she is very healthy. 3 [I] to enjoy oneself: to have fun: We enjoyed ourselves at their wedding. -n. enjoyment.

Thesaurus: enjoy 1 to be pleased with, delight in s.t., find happiness with 2 to have the benefit of
s.t., be blessed with. Ants. to dislike, hate. enjoy

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