indulge indulge  /ɪn ˈdəldʒ/


  1. (v) give free rein to
  2. (v) yield (to); give satisfaction to
  3. (v) enjoy to excess
  4. (v) treat with excessive indulgence

Derived Word(s)


  1. Here's a place where you can indulge your inner abstract expressionist: move your mouse to splatter virtual paint and click to change the color.
  2. Though ready to indulge rich whims, he has been known to kill a good sale if he thinks a purchase is not suitable, e.
  3. In addition to the booze, clubs and clothes, there are the drugs ecstasy, pot, cocaine in which too many girls indulge.


  1. Jenna Hamilton's Switch To Bad Girl Will Alienate Everyone When 'Awkward.' Returns This Fall [Trailer]

    Jenna Hamilton chose to indulge in her selfish impulses on last night's "Awkward" summer finale, and apparently, she won't be tempted to look back when Season 3 returns this fall. In the blink of an eye, she spat in the face of her hard-earned relationship, and the midseason trailer below shows we've only scratched the surface of her [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MTV

  2. National Donut Day

    It's National Doughnut Day and you still have plenty of time to indulge. The SLO Donut Company on Foothill in San Luis Obispo is open 24 hours a day. The popular donut shop made a special banana peanut butter fritter for the occasion.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 11 Santa Maria

  3. Man's best friend will benefit from two events

    Columnist Margaret Nesbitt will indulge her love of dogs at a pair of events that benefit animals.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Ventura County Star


  1. "No-one has used an anti-British tone in anything I have detected. The important thing here is dealing with the problem. I think that is more important than any rhetoric that any of us may indulge in," Hague said.
    on Jun 10, 2010 By: William Hague Source: CITY A.M.

  2. George Washington, in his Farewell Address, stated "Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. .......... And let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can...
    on Nov 26, 2006 By: George Washington Source: Minnesota Daily

  3. "There are many factors that went into this decision, and it was the sum of these factors that led me to this choice," Freudenthal said. "While I don't intend to indulge the speculation on why I made this decision, I will say that I hope I...
    on Jun 22, 2007 By: Dave Freudenthal Source: ABC News

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incipient incipient
/ɪn ˈsɪ pi ənt /