|Origin:||enjoir, from Latin gaudere 'to show great happiness'|
en‧joy S1 W1 [transitive]
to get pleasure from something:
Sandra enjoys her job in the city.
I enjoyed every minute of it.
enjoy doing something
Young children enjoy helping around the house.
enjoy yourself (=be happy in a particular situation)! Enjoy is never followed by a preposition, and almost always has an object: Did you enjoy it (NOT Did you enjoy)? | I enjoyed myself at Cal's (NOT I enjoyed at Cal's).
Julia was just starting to enjoy herself.
to have a particular ability or advantage:
These workers enjoy a high level of job security.
used to say that you hope someone gets pleasure from something you give them:
Here's your steak - enjoy!