- 1Take delight or pleasure in (an activity or occasion): I enjoy watching good filmsMás ejemplos en oraciones
like, love, be fond of, be entertained by, be amused by, be pleased by, find/take pleasure in, be keen on, delight in, appreciate, rejoice in, relish, revel in, adore, lap up, savour, luxuriate in, bask in, wallow in, glory in• informal fancy, get a kick out of, get a thrill out of, get a buzz out of, go a bundle on
- They allegedly spent the money on watching three movies and enjoying a sumptuous dinner.
- She was in great form that day and enjoyed the occasion and meeting up with many of her old friends.
- This gives them their only opportunity to enjoy the occasional meal out or a drink with friends.
- 1.1 (enjoy oneself) Have a pleasant time: I could never enjoy myself, knowing you were in your room aloneMás ejemplos en oraciones
- The weather was beautiful, hopefully the first of many such pleasant days enjoying ourselves this week.
- This also means they will probably be buried in books while others are enjoying themselves at parties.
- All agreed it was a beautiful ceremony and those who watched it live enjoyed themselves immensely until the early hours.
- 1.2 [no object, in imperative] • informal , chiefly North American Used to urge someone to take pleasure in what is being offered or is about to happen: Bake until the filling starts to bubble and the crust turns golden brown. Enjoy!Más ejemplos en oraciones
- When you go to the rental store this weekend, try one of these. Enjoy!
- Midterm break is on Mondayenjoy!
- 2Possess and benefit from: the security forces enjoy legal immunity from prosecutionMás ejemplos en oraciones
- We in this generation are enjoying the benefits of many inventions of the past for little or no money.
- She no longer enjoys the benefit of a legal aid certificate.
- An additional advantage is that it now enjoys the benefit of fuel-efficiency.
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- It was playing host to an international conference of enjoyers of life, consultants in the seizing of the moment before it passes.
- They represent a fair exchange between the player and the listener, the worker and the enjoyer of the work - if, of course, the band gets the revenue.
- Like me, he was a disillusioned cynic, enjoyer of beer and a great admirer of a pretty face.
late Middle English: from Old French enjoier 'give joy to' or enjoïr 'enjoy', both based on Latin gaudere 'rejoice'.