• (v. t.) To be complacent toward; to give way to; not to oppose or restrain
  • (v. t.) to give free course to; to give one's self up to; as, to indulge sloth, pride, selfishness, or inclinations;
  • (v. t.) to yield to the desire of; to gratify by compliance; to humor; to withhold restraint from; as, to indulge children in their caprices or willfulness; to indulge one's self with a rest or in pleasure.
  • (v. t.) To grant as by favor; to bestow in concession, or in compliance with a wish or request.
  • (v. i.) To indulge one's self; to gratify one's tastes or desires; esp., to give one's self up (to); to practice a forbidden or questionable act without restraint; -- followed by in, but formerly, also, by to.

Compare indulge with other words:

abstemious vs. indulge

indulge vs. support

indulge vs. interact

indulge vs. indulged

immerse vs. indulge

enjoy vs. indulge

indulge vs. inure

indulge vs. succumb

divulge vs. indulge

delve vs. indulge

frenzy vs. indulge

delight vs. indulge

holocaust vs. indulge

abstain vs. indulge

gratify vs. indulge

hanker vs. indulge

indulge vs. sufferance

indulge vs. treat

indulge vs. indulgiate

indulge vs. sensationalist

indulge vs. overindulgence

cocker vs. indulge

connive vs. indulge

dissolute vs. indulge

indulge vs. participate

dote vs. indulge

fulfil vs. indulge

appease vs. indulge

indulge vs. wallow

indulge vs. raid

cherish vs. indulge

indulge vs. involve

indulge vs. indulger

indulge vs. indulgent

indulge vs. indulgence

indulge vs. pamper

coddle vs. indulge

cosset vs. indulge

extension vs. indulge

grant vs. indulge

desire vs. indulge

indulge vs. satisfy

indulge vs. yield

indulge vs. temptation

indulge vs. pet

indulge vs. spoil

indulge vs. surfeit

good vs. indulge

indulge vs. laugh

engorge vs. indulge