please definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to offer pleasure, satisfaction, or satisfaction to; make pleased or contented.
    • becoming the might or need of: May it please the courtroom to acknowledge this firearm as research.
    • to provide satisfaction to; to excite agreeable feelings or thoughts in; in order to make glad; to gratify; to content; to fulfill.
    • To have or take satisfaction in; hence, to decide on; to want; to desire; to will.
    • becoming the might or pleasure of; to appear good to; -- used impersonally.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to offer satisfaction or pleasure; be acceptable: waiters which take to challenging please.
    • To have the will or desire; wish: Do while you please. Sit back, in the event that you be sure to.
    • to pay for or give satisfaction; to excite pleasant emotions.
    • to own enjoyment; becoming willing, as a matter of affording enjoyment or showing benefit; to vouchsafe; to consent.
  • adverb:
    • if it's your need or satisfaction; in the event that you please. Used in polite needs: Please remain back. Pay attention, please.
    • Yes. Used in polite affirmative replies to offers: could i help you? Please.
    • familiar with make a polite request.
    • Used as an affirmative to an offer.
    • a manifestation of irritation or impatience.
    • used in polite demand
  • verb:
    • To make happy or fulfill; to offer pleasure.
    • To desire; to will; to be pleased.
    • give pleasure
    • end up being the will of or have the will (to)
    • give pleasure to or be pleasing to
  • others:
    • is pleasant to; match; satisfy; seem good to: used impersonally, and followed closely by an object, originally dative, of the person: same as like, I.
    • To stimulate pleasant feelings or thoughts in; impart pleasure, gratification, satisfaction, or delight to; gratify; content.
    • to imagine fit or have the complaisance or kindness; condescend; be great enough; be so helpful since: an expression of courtesy, usually used ironically.
    • Synonyms To rejoice, gladden, make glad.
    • To like; select; think fit: as, do while you please.
    • to offer satisfaction; win approval.

Related Sources

  • Definition for "please"
    • to offer pleasure, satisfaction, or satisfaction to; make…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "please"
  • Quotes for "please"
  • Equivalent for "please"
  • Etymologically Related for "please"
  • Urban Dictionary for "please"
333 votes

How would you define please?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!