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verb British English pronunciation: enjoy /ɪnˈdʒɔɪ/ 
Word Forms
present tense
present participleenjoying
past tenseenjoyed
past participleenjoyed

Related dictionary definitions

  1. 1
    [transitive] to get pleasure from something

    Do you enjoy cooking or do you just see it as a chore?

    enjoy doing something:

    I don't enjoy going on holiday as much as I used to.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] [always in imperative] spoken used for saying that you hope someone enjoys something that they are about to do
  2. 2
    [transitive] formal to have something as a benefit or advantage

    The hotel enjoys a magnificent view of the harbour.


This is the British English definition of enjoy. View American English definition of enjoy