1. the act of enjoying.
  2. the possession, use, or occupancy of anything with satisfaction or pleasure: to have the enjoyment of a large income.
  3. a particular form or source of pleasure: Hunting is his greatest enjoyment.
  4. Law. the exercise of a right: the enjoyment of an estate.


  1. the act or condition of receiving pleasure from something
  2. the use or possession of something that is satisfying or beneficial
  3. something that provides joy or satisfaction
  4. the possession or exercise of a legal right

1550s, from enjoy + -ment.

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