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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (5)

1. derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in;
- Example: "She relished her fame and basked in her glory"
[syn: enjoy, bask, relish, savor, savour]

2. have benefit from;
- Example: "enjoy privileges"

3. get pleasure from;
- Example: "I love cooking"
[syn: love, enjoy]

4. have for one's benefit;
- Example: "The industry enjoyed a boom"

5. take delight in;
- Example: "he delights in his granddaughter"
[syn: delight, enjoy, revel]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Enjoy \En*joy"\, v. i. To take satisfaction; to live in happiness. [R.] --Milton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 of; to feel or perceive with pleasure; to be delighted with; as, to enjoy the dainties of a feast; to enjoy conversation. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. [1913 Webster] That the children of Israel may enjoy every man the inheritance of his fathers. --Num. xxxvi. 8. [1913 Webster] To enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season. --Heb. xi. 25. [1913 Webster] 3. To have sexual intercourse with. --Milton. [1913 Webster] To enjoy one's self, to feel pleasure; to be happy. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

enjoy v 1: derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in; "She relished her fame and basked in her glory" [syn: enjoy, bask, relish, savor, savour] 2: have benefit from; "enjoy privileges" 3: get pleasure from; "I love cooking" [syn: love, enjoy] 4: have for one's benefit; "The industry enjoyed a boom" [ant: endure, suffer] 5: take delight in; "he delights in his granddaughter" [syn: delight, enjoy, revel]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

56 Moby Thesaurus words for "enjoy": adore, appreciate, bask in, be enfeoffed of, be fond of, be partial to, be pleased with, be possessed of, be seized of, benefit from, boast, claim, command, delight in, derive pleasure from, devour, dig, eat up, fancy, feast on, fill, freak out on, get high on, gloat over, groove on, have, have and hold, have in hand, have tenure of, hold, indulge in, like, love, luxuriate in, make merry, make use of, occupy, possess, rejoice in, relish, revel in, riot in, savor, smack the lips, squat, squat on, swim in, take advantage of, take pleasure in, take to, taste, use, use to advantage, usucapt, utilize, wallow in