Synonyms of enjoy in English:


See US English definition of enjoy

See UK English definition of enjoy


1‘he enjoys playing the piano’

like, love, be fond of, be entertained by, be amused by, be pleased by, find pleasure in, take pleasure in, be keen on, delight in, appreciate, rejoice in, relish, revel in, adore, lap up, savour, luxuriate in, bask in, wallow in, glory in
informal fancy, get a kick out of, get a thrill out of, get a buzz out of
British informal go a bundle on

dislike, hate

2‘they enjoyed considerable legal protection’

benefit from, have the benefit of, reap the benefits of, have the advantage, have the use of, have available, avail oneself of, be blessed with, be favoured with, be endowed with, be born with, be possessed of
have, possess, own, boast
archaic participate of



    enjoy oneself

    ‘she travels purely to enjoy herself’

    have fun, have a good time, enjoy life, be happy, live, live life to the full, have the time of one's life
    party, make merry, celebrate, revel, roister
    informal have a ball, have a whale of a time, groove, make whoopee, whoop it up, let one's hair down

    be miserable