indulge meaning


    Definition of indulge in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGindulgesPRindulgingPT, 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. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • to indulge sloth, pride, selfishness, or inclinations
          • 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, ...
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Verbs
          • Intransitive verbs
            • Transitive verbs
          Related Links:
          1. en indulgence
          2. en indulged
          3. en indulger
          4. en indulges
          5. en indulgeth
          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of indulge for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "indulge" is a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
          Difficultness: Level 2
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 7
          Definite    ➨     Versatile