Translation of "indulge" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ɪnˈdʌldʒ/ us /ɪnˈdʌldʒ/
indulge (in something); indulge yourself (with something)

to let yourself do or have something that you enjoy but that may be bad for you

darse un capricho, darse el gusto (de algo)
They indulged in a bit of gossip.
Go on, indulge yourself! Have another chocolate.

(Translation of “indulge” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /inˈdaldʒ/

to allow (a person) to do or have what he wishes

You shouldn’t indulge that child so much.

to follow (a wish, interest etc)

entregarse (a), complacer
He indulges his love of food by dining at expensive restaurants.

to allow (oneself) a luxury etc

darse (un/el) gusto
Life would be very dull if we never indulged (ourselves).
indulgence noun

complacencia, satisfacción
sheer indulgence.
indulgent adjective

willing to allow people to do or have what they wish (often to too great an extent)

an indulgent parent.
indulge in phrasal verb

to give way to (an inclination, emotion etc)

dejarse llevar, entregarse (a)
She indulged in tears / in a fit of temper.

(Translation of “indulge” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)