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Definition of “please” - Learner’s Dictionary

please

verb     /pliːz/
B1 [I, T] to make someone happy: the desire to please I only got married to please my parents. →  Opposite displease Causing pleasure
anything/as/what/whatever, etc you please used to say that someone can have or do anything they want: Feel free to talk about anything you please. He can come and go as he pleases.Freedom to actOpportunity
Please yourself. a slightly rude way of telling someone that you do not care what they choose to do: "I don't want anything to eat." "Please yourself."Lacking interest and enthusiasmUnwilling and reluctantNot showing or feeling emotions
(Definition of please verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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