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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
please (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
to afford or give or satisfaction - pleasure
2.
- like wish do as you please
3.
transitive verb
archaic to have the kindness - will you please to enter the carriage Charles Dickens
1.
to give pleasure to - gratify
2.
to be the will or pleasure of - may it please Your Majesty
please (adverb)
1.
- used as a function word to express politeness or emphasis in a request please come in
2.
- used as a function word to express polite affirmation like some tea? Please
3.
- used as a function word to express scornful disagreement, disapproval, or disbelief you believe that? Oh, please
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
please (verb)
1.
to give satisfaction to
SYNONIMS:
agree (with), content, delight, feast, gas, glad, gladden, gratify, pleasure, rejoice, satisfy, suit, warm
RELATED WORDS:
appease, mollify, pacify, placate, soothe; assuage, quench, sate, satiate; excite, tickle, titillate; amuse, divert, entertain, treat; captivate, charm; galvanize, thrill; calm, comfort; cater (to), humor, indulge; coddle, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil
NEAR ANTONYMS:
aggravate, annoy, bother, bug, chafe, cross, exasperate, gall, get, grate, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, perturb, pique, put out, ruffle, vex; anger, enrage, incense, inflame ( enflame), infuriate, madden, outrage, rankle, rile, roil, steam up; provoke, rouse; agitate, distress, disturb, fret, upset; harass, harry, pester; affront, insult, offend
displease
please (verb)
2.
to see fit
SYNONIMS:
like, please, want, will, wish
RELATED WORDS:
ache (for), covet, crave, desire, die (for), fancy, hanker (for), hunger (for), itch (for), long (for), lust (for after), pant (after), pine (for), repine (for), sigh (for), thirst (for), yearn (for); decide, determine, resolve
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