take delight in

Definition of take delight in

  1. :  to very much enjoy She takes delight in her new job.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

  1. :  a high degree of gratification or pleasure :  joy

    :  extreme satisfaction

    :  something that gives great pleasure

  1. :  to take great pleasure

    :  to give keen enjoyment

    :  to give joy or satisfaction to

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