Synonyms of indulge in English:

indulge


See definition of indulge

verb

1‘Sally indulged her passion for long walks’

SYNONYMS
satisfy, gratify, fulfil, satiate, quench, appease, feed, accommodate
go along with, yield to, give in to, give way to, pander to, cater to, comply with
ANTONYMS

frustrate

2‘she indulged in a fit of sulks’

SYNONYMS
wallow in, give oneself up to, give way to, yield to, abandon oneself to, give rein to, give free rein to
luxuriate in, revel in, lose oneself in
ANTONYMS

stifle

3‘she did not like her children to be indulged’

SYNONYMS
pamper, spoil, overindulge, coddle, mollycoddle, cosset, nanny, nursemaid, mother, baby, pet, spoon-feed, feather-bed, wrap in cotton wool, overparent
pander to, humour, wait on someone hand and foot, cater to someone's every whim, kill someone with kindness
archaic cocker

Phrases

    indulge oneself

    ‘a man should indulge himself now and then’


    SYNONYMS

    treat oneself, give oneself a treat, luxuriate in something, give oneself up to pleasure

    splash out

    informal

    have a spree, go to town, splurge

    ANTONYMS

    deny oneself