1 to give satisfaction, pleasure, or contentment to (a person); make or cause (a person) to be glad
2 to be the will of or have the will (to)
if it pleases you, the court pleases
if you please if you will or wish, sometimes used in ironic exclamation
pleased with happy because of
please oneself to do as one likes
6 sentence modifier used in making polite requests and in pleading, asking for a favour, etc.
please don't tell the police where I am
yes please a polite formula for accepting an offer, invitation, etc.
(C14 plese, from Old French plaisir, from Latin placere to please, satisfy)
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