Translation of enjoy in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdʒɔɪ/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (like) I enjoyed the book me gustó mucho el libro, disfruté mucho el or del libro I enjoy wine/music me gusta el vino/la música I enjoyed the party/my time at college lo pasé bien en la fiesta/universidad just relax and enjoy life relájate y disfruta (de) la vida to enjoy each moment to the full disfrutar al máximo de cada momento you must meet Peter, I think you'll enjoy him (American English/inglés norteamericano) tienes que conocer a Peter, creo que te va a caer bien or te va a gustarto enjoy -ing I enjoy traveling/reading me gusta viajar/leer, disfruto viajando/leyendo
    More example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (have, experience) disfrutar de, gozar* de she enjoys good health/a high standard of living disfruta or goza de buena salud/de un nivel de vida alto
    More example sentences
    • 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.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • (on serving food) enjoy! ¡que aproveche! or ¡buen provecho!

reflexive verb/verbo reflexivo

  • to enjoy oneself divertirse*, pasarlo bien
    More example sentences
    • 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.

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