Synonyms of indulge in English:

indulge


See definition of indulge

verb

1‘Sally indulged her passion for long walks’

SYNONYMS

satisfy, gratify, fulfil, satiate, quench, appease, feed, accommodate

go along with, yield to, give in to, give way to, pander to, cater to, comply with

ANTONYMS

frustrate

2‘she indulged in a fit of sulks’

SYNONYMS

wallow in, give oneself up to, give way to, yield to, abandon oneself to, give rein to, give free rein to

luxuriate in, revel in, lose oneself in

ANTONYMS

stifle

3‘she did not like her children to be indulged’

SYNONYMS

pamper, spoil, overindulge, coddle, mollycoddle, cosset, nanny, nursemaid, mother, baby, pet, spoon-feed, feather-bed, wrap in cotton wool, overparent

pander to, humour, wait on someone hand and foot, cater to someone's every whim, kill someone with kindness

archaic cocker


Phrases

    indulge oneself

      ‘a man should indulge himself now and then’

      SYNONYMS

      treat oneself, give oneself a treat, luxuriate in something, give oneself up to pleasure

      splash out

      informal

      have a spree, go to town, splurge

      ANTONYMS

      deny oneself