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Synonyms for indulge
ɪnˈdʌldʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indulge(verb)

    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, indulge(verb)

    yield (to); give satisfaction to

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

  3. indulge, luxuriate(verb)

    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, indulge(verb)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. indulge(verb)

    To satisfy the wishes or whims of.

    Synonyms:
    spoil, coddle, cosset, pamper

  2. indulge(verb)

    To grant an extension to the deadline of a payment.

    Synonyms:
    coddle, pamper, spoil, cosset

  3. indulge(verb)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indulge(v. a.)

    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. indulge(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    allow, permit, suffer

  3. indulge(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    indulge one's self

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Translations for indulge

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  • nachgeben, hätscheln, erliegen, verwöhnen, frönenGerman
  • του κάνω όλα τα χατήρια, ενδίδω, καλομαθαίνω, υποκύπτω, κακομαθαίνωGreek
  • indulgi, dorloti, cedi alEsperanto
  • consentir, sucumbir, ceder, mimar, complacerSpanish
  • maksuaika, hemmotella, langeta, sortuaFinnish
  • succomber, choyer, dorloter, céder, gâterFrench
  • consentir, permitir, sucumbirGalician
  • סיפקHebrew
  • लिप्तHindi
  • elkényeztet, elcsábulHungarian
  • להתמכרHebrew
  • 甘やかすJapanese
  • indulgereLatin
  • uitstel van betaling toestaan, verwennen, in de watten leggen, toegeven, zwichten (voor de verleiding), koesterenDutch
  • răsfățaRomanian
  • потакать, потворствовать, ублажать, баловать, отсрочить, попустительствоватьRussian
  • unnaSwedish
  • ஈடுபடுத்திTamil
  • ดื่มด่ำThai

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