Please - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |pliːz|  American pronunciation of the word please
Brit.  |pliːz|  British pronunciation of the word please


- give pleasure to or be pleasing to(syn: delight)
- be the will of or have the will (to)
- give satisfaction


- used in polite request


He pleases me like no-one else.

You never stopped pleasing me.

I'm quite pleased with my new car.

He will be pleased to do it.

Pleased to meet you.

I'm very pleased he is staying.

Could you please clean up the living room?

Sit down, please.

Please be quiet!

I'd like a cup of coffee, please.

Please can I go to Rebecca's house?

'More wine?' 'Yes, please.'

She did everything she could to please him.

Most children are eager to please.

She's hard to please. Everything has to be perfect.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: please
he/she/it: pleases
present participle: pleasing
past tense: pleased
past participle: pleased
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