enjoy

To enjoy something is to take delight or pleasure in something: to have fun doing it. Whatever you like or love, you enjoy.

Saying you enjoy something is a major compliment: it means you like it, and it makes you happy. Some people enjoy sports; others enjoy music. TV, movies, books, video games, sunny days, pets, and exercise are enjoyed by many people. Different people enjoy different things. We can also talk about enjoying as a type of advantage. A tall boxer enjoys an advantage because he has a longer reach than a short boxer.

Definitions of enjoy
  1. verb
    derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    synonyms: bask, relish, savor, savour
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    types:
    feast one's eyes
    look at with great enjoyment
    devour
    enjoy avidly
  2. verb
    take delight in
    synonyms: delight, revel
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    types:
    have a ball, have a good time
    enjoy oneself greatly
    wallow
    delight greatly in
    live it up
    enjoy oneself
  3. verb
    have benefit from
    enjoy privileges”
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    type of:
    apply, employ, use, utilise, utilize
    put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
  4. verb
    have for one's benefit
    “The industry enjoyed a boom”
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    Antonyms:
    endure, suffer
    undergo or be subjected to
    type of:
    experience, go through, see
    go or live through
  5. verb
    get pleasure from
    synonyms: love
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    type of:
    like
    find enjoyable or agreeable
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