Synonyms of indulge in English:

indulge


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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, overparent
pander to, humour, wait on someone hand and foot, cater to someone's every whim, kill someone with kindness
British wrap in cotton wool, feather-bed
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