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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     
3    if you please   if you will or wish, sometimes used in ironic exclamation  
4    pleased with   happy because of  
5    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     
7    yes please   a polite formula for accepting an offer, invitation, etc.  
     (C14 plese, from Old French plaisir, from Latin placere to please, satisfy)  
  pleasable      adj  
  pleased      adj  
  pleasedly      adv  
  pleaser      n  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


1    amuse, charm, cheer, content, delight, entertain, give pleasure to, gladden, gratify, humour, indulge, rejoice, satisfy, suit, tickle, tickle pink     (informal)  
2    be inclined, choose, desire, like, opt, prefer, see fit, want, will, wish  
1    anger, annoy, depress, disgust, displease, dissatisfy, grieve, incense, offend, provoke, sadden, vex  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

pleaser adv.
someone who is always trying to please others
"He`s always been a people pleaser."

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