take pleasure in

Definition of take pleasure in

  1. :  to enjoy She takes pleasure in her work.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  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. :  a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

    :  a distinct treatment or variation

    :  an act or the action of taking: such as

pleasureplay
  1. :  desire, inclination

    :  a state of gratification

    :  sensual gratification

  1. :  to give pleasure to :  gratify

    :  to give sexual pleasure to

    :  to take pleasure :  delight


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