please n

see please, v.

  1. Petition; prayer; appeal; entreaty; humble request; meek plea.

please [-d, -s] v

ME plaise < L. plac─ôre, to be pleasing or agreeable.

  1. Satisfy; content; interest; delight; make happy.
  2. Allow; grant; permit; make possible.
  3. Deign; condescend.
  4. Have mercy; show compassion.
  5. Desire; want; like; choose; prefer.
  6. Suit, be appropriate (for); be fitting (for).
  7. Excite; [fig.] ripple; agitate; disturb.