(En*joy"), v. i. To take satisfaction; to live in happiness. [R.] Milton.
(En*joy"a*ble) a. Capable of being enjoyed or of giving joy; yielding enjoyment. Milton.
(En*joy"er) n. One who enjoys.
1. The condition of enjoying anything; pleasure or satisfaction, as in the possession or occupancy of
anything; possession and use; as, the enjoyment of an estate.
2. That which gives pleasure or keen satisfaction.
The hope of everlasting enjoyments.Glanvill.
Syn. Pleasure; satisfaction; gratification; fruition; happiness; felicity; delight.
(En*ken"nel) v. t. To put into a kennel.
(En*ker"chiefed) a. Bound with a kerchief; draped; hooded; covered. Milton.
That soft, enkerchiefed hair.M. Arnold.
(En*kin"dle) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enkindled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Enkindling ]
1. To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle. Shak.
2. To excite; to rouse into action; to incite.
To enkindle the enthusiasm of an artist.Talfourd.
(En*lace") v. t. To bind or encircle with lace, or as with lace; to lace; to encircle; to enfold; hence,
Ropes of pearl her neck and breast enlace.P. Fletcher.
(En*lace"ment) n. The act of enlacing, or state of being enlaced; a surrounding as with a
(En*lard") v. t. [Pref. en- + lard: cf. OF. enlarder to put on the spit, Pr. & Sp. enlardar to rub
with grease, baste.] To cover or dress with lard or grease; to fatten. Shak.
(En*large") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enlarged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Enlarging ] [OF. enlargier; pref.
en- (L. in) + F. large wide. See Large.]
1. To make larger; to increase in quantity or dimensions; to extend in limits; to magnify; as, the body is
enlarged by nutrition; to enlarge one's house.
To enlarge their possessions of land.Locke.
2. To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with
joy, affection, and the like; as, knowledge enlarges the mind.
O ye Corinthians, our . . . heart is enlarged.2 Cor. vi. 11.