Definition of enjoy
: to have a good time
1 : to have for one's use, benefit, or lot : experience enjoyed great success
2 : to take pleasure or satisfaction in
enjoyableplay \in-ˈjȯi-ə-bəl, en-\ adjective
enjoyablyplay \in-ˈjȯi-ə-blē, en-\ adverb
: to have a good time
Examples of enjoy in a Sentence
Relax and enjoy the view.
He always enjoys a good laugh.
No one enjoys being teased.
She enjoyed great success in her new business.
The show enjoyed a brief surge of popularity.
They enjoyed a large income from their investments.
Recent Examples of enjoy from the Web
Enjoy the culture of Colombia including live music, traditional dances, arts and crafts and food, starting at 6 p.m. at the Pembroke Pines City Center, 601 SW City Center Blvd.
Our approach can help protected area managers enhance recreation opportunities for visitors to enjoy natural sounds and protect sensitive species.
Though that has waned a bit, people still enjoy this magic summer combination of rum, mint and lime.
In addition, The SwitchYard On 14th will be open before, during and after games during the entire series for fans to enjoy ping pong or bocce ball, and to get drinks from the Barstream and new menu items at the Foodstream.
Along with 18 holes of golf and fun challenges on the course, the golfers enjoyed beverages, lunch, and lots of prizes, raffles and a silent auction.
Noah might not yet hold the sway that Colbert enjoys—Colbert did, after all, start his late-night career long before Noah—but his Daily Show has still become an important part of the national conversation.
TUJUNGA — Burbank Little League Junior All-Stars softball player Memorie Munoz has enjoyed her share of championship success the past three years.
Regardless of who is in attendance, Sanchez said the schedule offers plenty of activities for visitors to enjoy at the block party that typically attracts about 15,000 attendants.
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Origin and Etymology of enjoy
Middle English enjoien, from Anglo-French enjoir, enjoier to gladden, enjoy, from en- + joie joy
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
ENJOY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enjoy for English Language Learners
: to take pleasure in (something)
: to have or experience (something good or helpful)
ENJOY Defined for Kids
Definition of enjoy for Students
1 : to get pleasure from I enjoy camping.
2 : to have the use or benefit of We all enjoy good health.
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