Definition for please

verb as in delight, make happy

verb as in will, elect to do

Strongest matches

like, want, wish

Strong matches

choose, command, demand, desire, opt, prefer

Weak matches

be inclined, see fit

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Example Sentences

“Please, please do not permit this to happen here in Florida,” wrote Cris K. Smith of East Polk County.

“Please,” he laughed, handing me the map after he was finished sketching.

Please, Your Excellencies, consider my case with justice and intervene on my behalf.

Please know she has a very special place in our collective hearts.

I would nod, and we'd tell the St. Regis 'One more night, please.'

All please noteHis wondrous height and girth; He has the longest legs and throatOf anything on earth.

Add to this, if you please, the great difficulty of obtaining from them even the words that they have.

I desired the captain would please to accept this ring in return of his civilities, which he absolutely refused.

Hain't I kep' in doors uv a nite, an quit chawn tobacker and smokin' segars just to please her?

She would not dare to choose, and begged that Mademoiselle Reisz would please herself in her selections.


On this page you'll find 134 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to please, such as: amuse, charm, cheer, entertain, gratify, and satisfy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.