- 1[transitive] to get pleasure from something enjoy something We thoroughly enjoyed our time in New York. Thanks for a great evening. I really enjoyed it. enjoy doing something I enjoy playing tennis and squash.
- 2[transitive] enjoy yourself to be happy and get pleasure from what you are doing They all enjoyed themselves at the party.
- 3[transitive] enjoy something (formal) to have something good that is an advantage to you People in this country enjoy a high standard of living. He's always enjoyed good health.
- 4[intransitive] enjoy! (informal) used to say that you hope someone gets pleasure from something that you are giving them or recommending to them Here's that book I promised you. Enjoy!
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NAmE//ɪnˈdʒɔɪ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they enjoy
he / she / it enjoys
past simple enjoyed
-ing form enjoying