|1.||[ noun ] a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction|
"his delight to see her was obvious to all"
|Related terms:||pleasure amusement schadenfreude entrancement|
|2.||[ verb ] give pleasure to or be pleasing to|
"These colors please the senses" "a pleasing sensation"
|Related terms:||displease satisfy endear enchant please pleasure joy pleaser pleasing like like|
|3.||[ verb ] take delight in|
"he delights in his granddaughter"
|Related terms:||live_it_up wallow have_a_ball enjoyment joy use|
|4.||[ verb ] hold spellbound|
|Synonyms:||enchant enthrall transport ravish enthral enrapture|
|Related terms:||disenchant please enchantment entrancement enchantment|
|5.||[ noun ] something or someone that provides pleasure; a source of happiness|
"a joy to behold" "the pleasure of his company" "the new car is a delight"
|Related terms:||positive_stimulus please gladden|