take pleasure in

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of take pleasure in

: to enjoy
  • She takes pleasure in her work.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : to seize or capture physically

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

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

  2. : an act or the action of taking: such as

  3. : the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene

pleasure play
  1. : desire, inclination

  2. : a state of gratification

  3. : sensual gratification

  1. : to give pleasure to : gratify

  2. : to give sexual pleasure to

  3. : to take pleasure : delight


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