Associations to the word «Indulge»


INDULGE, verb. (intransitive) (often followed by "in"): To yield to a temptation or desire.
INDULGE, verb. (transitive) To satisfy the wishes or whims of.
INDULGE, verb. To give way to (a habit or temptation); not to oppose or restrain.
INDULGE, verb. To grant an extension to the deadline of a payment.
INDULGE, verb. To grant as by favour; to bestow in concession, or in compliance with a wish or request.

Dictionary definition

INDULGE, verb. Give free rein to; "The writer indulged in metaphorical language".
INDULGE, verb. Yield (to); give satisfaction to.
INDULGE, verb. Enjoy to excess; "She indulges in ice cream".
INDULGE, verb. Treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!".

Wise words

Words are cheap. The biggest thing you can say is 'elephant'.
Charlie Chaplin