Complete Definition of "enjoy"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-enjoy.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology
From OF. enjoir (prefix|en|joir), from L. gaudere.

Verb
en-verb

  1. To receive pleasure or satisfaction from something

#: I enjoy contributing to Wiktionary . . .

  1. To have the use or benefit of something

#* . . . while I still enjoy good health

Usage notes
This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing). See Appendix:English catenative verbs

Derived terms
enjoyable
enjoyment
to enjoy oneself

Translations
Catalan: gaudir
French: jouir
Hebrew: ‏× ×× ×|× Ö¶×Ö±× Ö¸×‎, ‏נש×ר|נִשְ××ַּר‎
Italian: godere
Malayalam: à´à´¸àµà´µà´¦à´¿à´¯àµà´àµà´àµà´ (aasvadikkuka)
Norwegian: nyte, glede seg ved
Romanian: a se delecta
Romansch: giudair
Sardinian: godire
Spanish: disfrutar, gozar
Polish: lubiÄ
Dutch: genieten

Category:Emotions
Category:Positive words

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