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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enjoy  \En*joy"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Enjoyed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Enjoying}.]  [OF.  enjoier  to  receive  with  joy;  pref.  en-  (L. 
  in)  +  OF  &  F.  joie  joy:  cf  OF  enjoir  to  enjoy.  See  {Joy}.] 
  1.  To  take  pleasure  or  satisfaction  in  the  possession  or 
  experience  of  to  feel  or  perceive  with  pleasure;  to  be 
  delighted  with  as  to  enjoy  the  dainties  of  a  feast;  to 
  enjoy  conversation. 
 
  2.  To  have  possess,  and  use  with  satisfaction;  to  occupy  or 
  have  the  benefit  of  as  a  good  or  profitable  thing  or  as 
  something  desirable;  as  to  enjoy  a  free  constitution  and 
  religious  liberty. 
 
  That  the  children  of  Israel  may  enjoy  every  man  the 
  inheritance  of  his  fathers.  --Num.  xxxvi 
  8. 
 
  To  enjoy  the  pleasures  of  sin  for  a  season.  --Heb. 
  xi  25. 
 
  3.  To  have  sexual  intercourse  with  --Milton. 
 
  {To  enjoy  one's  self},  to  feel  pleasure;  to  be  happy. 




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