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. :  something that is taken:

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

    :  share, cut

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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