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English definition of “enjoy”


verb [T] (PLEASURE)    /ɪnˈdʒɔɪ/
A1 to get pleasure from something: I really enjoyed that film / book / concert / party / meal . [+ -ing verb] I want to travel because I enjoy meet ing people and see ing new places .Taking pleasure in something enjoy yourself A2 to get pleasure from the situation that you are in: I don't think Marie is enjoying herself very much at school . Come on, why aren't you dancing ? Enjoy yourselves!Taking pleasure in something enjoy! informal something you say to someone when you have given that person something and you want them to enjoy it: Here are your drinks . Enjoy!InterjectionsSounds used as interjections Grammar:EnjoyThe regular verb enjoy means ‘get pleasure from something’. It usually has an object:
(Definition of enjoy verb (PLEASURE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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