Synonyms for indulge

Synonyms for (verb) indulge

Synonyms: pander, indulge, gratify

Definition: yield (to); give satisfaction to

Similar words: cater, supply, provide, ply

Definition: give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

Usage: The hostess provided lunch for all the guests


Synonyms: luxuriate, indulge

Definition: enjoy to excess

Usage: She indulges in ice cream

Similar words: consume, eat, eat up, deplete, run through, wipe out, use up, exhaust

Definition: use up (resources or materials)

Usage: this car consumes a lot of gas; We exhausted our savings; They run through 20 bottles of wine a week


Synonyms: indulge, mollycoddle, pamper, featherbed, spoil, cosset, cocker, coddle, baby

Definition: treat with excessive indulgence

Usage: grandparents often pamper the children; Let's not mollycoddle our students!

Similar words: do by, treat, handle

Definition: interact in a certain way

Usage: Do right by her; Treat him with caution, please; Handle the press reporters gently