Definition of indulge in English Dictionary

  • VerbeSGindulgesPRindulgingPT, PPindulged
    1. VI (often followed by "in"): To yield to a temptation or desire.
      1. He looked at the chocolate but didn't indulge.
      2. I indulged in drinking on the weekend.
    2. VT To satisfy the wishes or whims of.
      1. Grandma indulges the kids with sweets.
      2. I love to indulge myself with beautiful clothes.
    3. To give way to (a habit or temptation); not to oppose or restrain.
      1. to indulge sloth, pride, selfishness, or inclinations
    4. To grant an extension to the deadline of a payment.
      1. To grant as by favour; to bestow in concession, or in compliance with a wish or request.
      2. Plus d'exemples
        1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
          • When you swing a child move it in short to-and-fros at first, and do not indulge in any high or rapid swings until the child is well used to the movement, ...
          • to indulge sloth, pride, selfishness, or inclinations
      • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
        1. Verbes
          • Verbes intransitifs
            • Verbes transitifs
          Liens Connexes:
          1. en indulgence
          2. en indulged
          3. en indulges
          4. en indulger
          5. en indulgers
          Source: Wiktionnaire

          Meaning of indulge for the defined word.

          Grammaticalement, ce mot "indulge" est un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes intransitif et un verbes transitif.
          Difficulté: Niveau 2
          Facile     ➨     Difficile
          Définition: Niveau 7
          Précis    ➨     Polyvalent