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Synonyms for indulge
ɪnˈdʌldʒin·dulge

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Wiktionary

  1. indulgeverb

    , : To yield to a temptation or desire.

    Synonyms:
    spoil, coddle, cosset, pamper

  2. indulgeverb

    To satisfy the wishes or whims of.

    Synonyms:
    coddle, pamper, spoil, cosset

  3. indulgeverb

    To grant an extension to the deadline of a payment.

    Synonyms:
    spoil, cosset, pamper, coddle

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. indulge

    Synonyms:
    spoil, pamper, humor, gratify, cherish, bask, revel, grovel, foster, favor, allow

    Antonyms:
    thwart, deny, contradict, disappoint, discard, abjure, counteract, renounce, mortify, discipline

Princeton's WordNet

  1. indulgeverb

    give free rein to

    "The writer indulged in metaphorical language"

    Synonyms:
    pander, mollycoddle, cosset, luxuriate, spoil, baby, cocker, coddle, featherbed, gratify, pamper

  2. gratify, pander, indulgeverb

    yield (to); give satisfaction to

    Synonyms:
    pander, mollycoddle, cosset, luxuriate, satisfy, gratify, spoil, procure, baby, cocker, coddle, featherbed, pimp, pamper

  3. indulge, luxuriateverb

    enjoy to excess

    "She indulges in ice cream"

    Synonyms:
    pander, mollycoddle, cosset, luxuriate, spoil, wanton, baby, cocker, coddle, featherbed, gratify, pamper

  4. pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulgeverb

    treat with excessive indulgence

    "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"

    Synonyms:
    pamper, frustrate, scotch, botch, bilk, baby, itch, bungle, muck up, impair, mishandle, bumble, plunder, gratify, botch up, foil, blow, go bad, flub, fumble, vitiate, rape, thwart, ball up, featherbed, bollocks up, bollocks, screw up, baffle, mess up, luxuriate, despoil, deflower, louse up, bollix, mar, muff, violate, pander, cocker, foul up, cross, fluff, mollycoddle, bobble, coddle, bollix up, cosset, spoil, corrupt, bodge

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indulgeverb

    Synonyms:
    gratify, favor, humor, cherish, pamper, COCKER, give free scope to, give a loose rein to, give way to, give one's self up to

  2. indulgeverb

    Synonyms:
    allow, permit, suffer

  3. indulgeverb

    Synonyms:
    indulge one's self

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. indulgeverb

    Synonyms:
    satisfy, gratify, luxuriate, humor, pamper, cocker, grant, allow, permit

    Antonyms:
    mortify, deny, suppress, restrain

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How to use indulge in a sentence?

  1. Molière:

    Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion.

  2. Noah Rothman:

    These are comforting fictions that a lot on the right want to indulge in, ted Cruz, in that sense, is making the best of an opportunity.

  3. Samuel Pepys:

    The truth is, I do indulge myself a little the more in pleasure, knowing that this is the proper age of my life to do it; and, out of my observation that most men that do thrive in the world do forget to take pleasure during the time that they are getting their estate, but reserve that till they have got one, and then it is too late for them to enjoy it.

  4. Pastor Packiam:

    Sin is not just ‘out there’ in the world — it’s ‘in here’ in us, when we cannot hide behind the projections of ourselves on social media, when we cannot distract ourselves with TV and phones and internet, when we cannot indulge ourselves in food and drink, thenwe come face to face with ourselves — our ugliness and our brokenness.

  5. Anthony Weiner:

    I think it's pretty outrageous, i think the idea to take someone who's served in government for 20 years and impugn her in that way is outrageous. I mean he wants to make me a campaign issue. I'm not going to indulge that.


Translations for indulge

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  • تنغمسArabic
  • nachgeben, frönen, verwöhnen, hätscheln, erliegenGerman
  • του κάνω όλα τα χατήρια, καλομαθαίνω, κακομαθαίνω, υποκύπτω, ενδίδωGreek
  • indulgi, cedi al, dorlotiEsperanto
  • consentir, ceder, mimar, sucumbir, complacerSpanish
  • sortua, hemmotella, maksuaika, langetaFinnish
  • succomber, céder, gâter, dorloter, choyerFrench
  • sucumbir, permitir, consentirGalician
  • סיפקHebrew
  • लिप्तHindi
  • elkényeztet, elcsábulHungarian
  • להתמכרHebrew
  • 甘やかすJapanese
  • indulgereLatin
  • zwichten (voor de verleiding), uitstel van betaling toestaan, koesteren, in de watten leggen, verwennen, toegevenDutch
  • răsfățaRomanian
  • потакать, попустительствовать, потворствовать, ублажать, отсрочить, баловатьRussian
  • unnaSwedish
  • ஈடுபடுத்திTamil
  • ดื่มด่ำThai

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