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please

please

pronunciation:
pliz
parts of speech:
verb, adverb
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part of speech: verb
inflections: pleased, pleases, pleasing
definition 1: to make content or give pleasure to; make happy.
His thoughtful answers pleased the teacher.
synonyms:
content, delight, satisfy
antonyms:
aggravate, annoy, dismay, displease, distress, exasperate, frustrate, grieve, spite
similar words:
amuse, indulge
definition 2: to be the will or wish of.
If it please Your Majesty, the ambassador will see you now.
similar words:
kindly, suit
definition 3: to wish or like.
She does whatever she pleases.
synonyms:
like
similar words:
choose, elect, prefer
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: kindly; I beg of you.
Please take a seat over there.Someone call a doctor, please!
derivations: pleasable (adj.), pleaser (n.)
Word Builder: please +
  • pleased:
    showing pleasure.