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1. enjoy

verb. ['ˌɛnˈdʒɔɪ'] derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in.

Synonyms

  • savor
  • like
  • feast one's eyes
  • bask
  • relish
  • devour

Antonyms

  • uselessness
  • inutility
  • supply
  • refrain

Etymology

  • enjoir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • gaudere (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Enjoy

  • underemploy
  • unemploy
  • redeploy
  • flournoy
  • destroy
  • quemoy
  • mcvoy
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  • lacroix
  • illinois
  • employ
  • deploy
  • bolshoi
  • sgroi
  • savoy
  • polloi
  • mckoy
  • mccoy
  • malloy
  • lavoy
  • lafoy
  • laboy
  • elroy
  • dejoy
  • decoy
  • deboy
  • alroy
  • troy
  • stoy

Example sentences of the word enjoy


1. Verb, base form
Visitors can swim and enjoy a picnic at the public park there.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
They also enjoy the blood of raccoons and possums.

Quotes containing the word enjoy


1. If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
- Oscar Wilde

2. Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
- Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married

3. Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn't that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you.
- Marilyn Monroe

2. enjoy

verb. ['ˌɛnˈdʒɔɪ'] have benefit from.

Synonyms

  • utilize
  • employ
  • utilise
  • apply

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • abstain
  • nonfunctional
  • functional

Etymology

  • enjoir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • gaudere (Latin)

3. enjoy

verb. ['ˌɛnˈdʒɔɪ'] get pleasure from.

Synonyms

  • love
  • like

Antonyms

  • divest
  • overspend
  • disapprove

Etymology

  • enjoir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • gaudere (Latin)

4. enjoy

verb. ['ˌɛnˈdʒɔɪ'] have for one's benefit.

Synonyms

  • go through
  • experience

Antonyms

  • different
  • unlike
  • unalike

Etymology

  • enjoir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • gaudere (Latin)

5. enjoy

verb. ['ˌɛnˈdʒɔɪ'] take delight in.

Synonyms

  • have a good time
  • wallow
  • use
  • revel
  • live it up
  • have a ball
  • expend

Antonyms

  • disenchant
  • displease
  • pain
  • stand still

Etymology

  • enjoir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • gaudere (Latin)
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