Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
 
     

in·dulge

indulge

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn duhlj
part of speech: verb
inflections: indulges, indulging, indulged
definition 1: to give in to or satisfy a desire, appetite, or whim.
The weather was so hot that we indulged in some ice cream.
synonyms:
cater
antonyms:
abstain
similar words:
yield
definition 2: to give in to or gratify.
She indulged her desire for chocolate.
similar words:
fulfill, humor
derivation: indulgingly (adv.)