AskDefine | Define enjoy

Dictionary Definition



1 derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in; "She relished her fame and basked in her glory" [syn: bask, relish, savor, savour]
2 have benefit from; "enjoy privileges"
3 get pleasure from; "I love cooking" [syn: love]
4 have for one's benefit; "The industry enjoyed a boom" [ant: suffer]
5 take delight in; "he delights in his granddaughter" [syn: delight, revel]

User Contributed Dictionary




From enjoir (), from gaudere.


  1. To receive pleasure or satisfaction from something
    I enjoy contributing to Wiktionary . . .
  2. To have the use or benefit of something
    • . . . while I still enjoy good health

Usage notes


Extensive Definition

"Enjoy" is an R&Bpop song written and produced by American singer-songwriter Janet Jackson and American songwrite-producers James Harris III, Terry Lewis, Bobby Ross Avila, and Issiah J. Avila for Jackson's ninth studio album, 20 Y.O. (2006). An online petition made by fans was created for the song to be released as a single worldwide, which failed to happen as it was only released in Japan for promo and airplay. Virgin Records released another song from 20 Y.O., "With U", to American R&B radio as the third American single, while there was no third single for any other country. Subsequently, no video was filmed for "Enjoy".

Track listing

#"Enjoy" – 4:30


enjoy in Hungarian: Enjoy
enjoy in Turkish: Enjoy

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

adore, appreciate, bask in, be enfeoffed of, be fond of, be partial to, be pleased with, be possessed of, be seized of, benefit from, boast, claim, command, delight in, derive pleasure from, devour, dig, eat up, fancy, feast on, fill, freak out on, get high on, gloat over, groove on, have, have and hold, have in hand, have tenure of, hold, indulge in, like, love, luxuriate in, make merry, make use of, occupy, possess, rejoice in, relish, revel in, riot in, savor, smack the lips, squat, squat on, swim in, take advantage of, take pleasure in, take to, taste, use, use to advantage, usucapt, utilize, wallow in
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