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Enjoy

Enjoy is sometimes a misspelling of enjoyed.

The word enjoy is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the verb enjoy

What does enjoy mean as a doing word?

Enjoy is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.View more statistics!

verb - inflections: enjoyed | enjoying | enjoys

  1. derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Predicate] in [Theme]I admired the honesty in him
      [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme] for [Predicate]I admired him for his honesty
      [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme]The tourists admired the paintings
      [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme, subject control with -ing]I loved writing
      [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme, possessive with -ing]I loved him writing novels
      [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme, subject control with infinitive]I loved to write
      [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme, that-complement clause]The children liked that the clown had a red nose

      Verbs of Psychological State (with the same syntax): despise, detest, disdain, dislike, fear, hate, like, love, regret.

    • lexical domain: Emotions - verbs of feeling
    • synonyms of enjoy: bask / relish / savor / savour
    • more specific terms:
    • entailment: like = find enjoyable or agreeable
  2. have benefit from
  3. get pleasure from
    • example: They enjoy him to write the letter
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Emotions - verbs of feeling
    • synonym of enjoy: love
    • more generic word: like = find enjoyable or agreeable
    • more specific term: get off = enjoy in a sexual way
  4. have for one's benefit
    • example: The industry enjoyed a boom
    • lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
    • antonym: suffer
    • more generic terms: experience / go through / see = undergo or live through a difficult experience
  5. take delight in

Alternative definition of the verb enjoy

verb

  1. To receive pleasure or satisfaction from something
  2. To have the use or benefit of something

Business

Enjoy is an Italian car sharing service provided by Eni. Enjoy is active in Milan, Rome and Florence with a total of more than 1100 cars. The system offers exclusively Fiat 500 vehicles with one-way point-to-point rentals charged by the minute. Cars can be rented wherever parked via a downloadable smartphone app.

Group

Enjoy is a Croatian musical group.

Film

"Enjoy" is a film.

  • starring: Tim Durtschi
  • genre: Sports
  • released in (8 years ago)

Music

  1. "Enjoy" a.k.a. "Enjoy!" is the third album by the Manhattan Beach, California-based punk rock band the Descendents, released in 1986 through New Alliance Records and Restless Records. It was their only album recorded with bassist Doug Carrion, who along with guitarist Ray Cooper left the band after the album's accompanying tour. Enjoy! was marked by the use of toilet humor, with references to defecation and flatulence in its artwork, the title track, and "Orgofart". It also displayed a darker, more heavy metal-influenced sound in songs like "Hürtin' Crüe", "Days Are Blood", and "Orgo 51", with other songs recalling the pop-influenced punk of the band's previous efforts. The album also features a cover version of The Beach Boys' "Wendy", the only cover song in the band's catalog.
  2. "Enjoy" a.k.a. "Enjoy!" is the debut album by German pop singer Jeanette. It was released by Universal Records on 13 November 2000 in Germany.
  3. "Enjoy" is a 2000 musical album by Maja Šuput.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  4. "Enjoy" is the fourth studio album by French DJ Bob Sinclar album released in 2003, on Yellow Productions.
    • also known as Enjoy: The Movie & The Mix (disc 1), Enjoy: The Movie & The Mix (disc 2), Enjoy: The Movie & The Mix
    • genres: Electronica, Eurodance, Ragga, House music
    • released on (10 years ago)
  5. "Enjoy" The Times is the sixth album by West London Post punk and Indie band The Times released in 1986.
    • also known as Enjoy The Times
    • released in (29 years ago)
  6. "Enjoy" is a composition, cataloged instance.
    • also known as Enjoy (Further Over the Edge mix)
    • music by Tricky & Björk
  7. "Enjoy" a.k.a. "Enjoy+" is a musical album of Descendents.
  8. "Enjoy" is a musical album of Touch of Joy.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  9. "Enjoy" a.k.a. "Enjoy!" is a musical album of LinaLina.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  10. "Enjoy" a.k.a. "Enjoy!" is a musical album of IMTM.
    • released in (22 years ago)
  11. "Enjoy" is a musical album of Mount Pressmore.
    • released in
  12. "Enjoy" a.k.a. "Enjoy!" is a musical album of Travis Sullivan's Bjorkestra.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  13. "Enjoy" is a musical single of Touch of Joy.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  14. "Enjoy" is a musical EP of Sodastream.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  15. "Enjoy" is a composition.
  16. "Enjoy" is a musical single of Fletch.

Miscellanea

Enjoy is a 1980 theater production of the play by Alan Bennett.

  • award: - Laurence Olivier Award for Actress of the Year in a New Play nomination for Joan Plowright

Phrases with Enjoy

  1. Enjoy Oneself
  2. Enjoy Your Meal
  3. to enjoy

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Enjoy

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Google previewLiturgy, Time, and the Politics of Redemption (2006)

by Randi Rashkover, C. C. Pecknold

To enjoy is the beginning of doxology.But to use is to manipulate for one's own satisfactions. It is an act of domination. The object of a Christian act is always a form of blessing (given and received); liturgical again. The Effect of the Act Only ...

Google previewThe Language of Winnicott: A Dictionary of Winnicott's Use of Words (2007)

A Dictionary of Winnicott's Use of Words by Jan Abram

enjoy yourself! Enjoy being thought important. Enjoy letting other people look after the world while you are ...

Google previewThe Ultimate Dictionary of Dream Language (2013)

by Briceida Ryan

to be looked at by expressive eyes Wealth will come to you rapidly and you, as well as your family, will enjoy an abundance of blessings and happiness. Meditate in your favorite form, eat well, and drink plenty of ...

Google previewThe Adventure Time Encyclopaedia (Encyclopedia) (2013)

Inhabitants, Lore, Spells, and Ancient Crypt Warnings of the Land of Ooo Circa 19.56 B.G.E. - 501 A.G.E. by Martin Olson

We know you'll enjoy with your new factory-fresh mobile friend—simulator... BMO . Adjust Flip Module . Set Code with Flange Key . Reverse Fun Activator . Test Voltage Slot Chip . Degauss Sunshine Strip . Lift & Spin Smile Grip . Install & Lock ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

+ MABC> If there are but two lives A and B, to divide the annuity equally while both are living, and the survivor to enjoy it wholly, then we shall have ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

* To ENJOY ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

If there are but two lives A and B, to divide the annuity equally while both are living, and the survivor to enjoy it wholly, then we shall have A's expectation equal to (A) - % (BA), (B) —- 1'; (BA)Paonunu V. 24. An annuity is granted on three lives, ...

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Usage statistics about enjoy

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the verb enjoy:

conversational speech54.7%task-oriented speech45.3%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb enjoy:

baskrevelsavourdelightrelishenjoylove

Comparison of usage frequency between the verb enjoy and its most common antonym:

sufferenjoy

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Small photo of Getting away from it all. Sit back relax and enjoy the beautiful sunset.Small photo of Happy and cheerful family enjoy in the park.Small photo of word ENJOY EVERY MOMENT on note pad with decorative item and wooden background for weekend enjoyment conceptSmall photo of A group of friends enjoying time on the beach. They laugh and smile. Friendly atmosphere. Guys enjoy photos. Well spend the summer. The setting sunSmall photo of Diverse People Enjoy Food Drinks Party RestaurantSmall photo of Group Asian of man and women have friendship enjoy camping for picnic and barbecue at lake with tents on background; travel concept and happy family.Small photo of Hipster men in the hat takes pictures of his girlfriends. A group of friends enjoying time on the beach. They laugh and smile. Friendly atmosphere. Guys enjoy photos. Well spend the summer. More...

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Quotes about Enjoy

I really enjoy doing charity, for a good cause, it's like the least I can do, I really enjoy that stuff. I enjoy giving back. (Alex O'Loughlin)
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Scrabble value of E1N1J8O1Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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