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King James Dictionary [1]

Please, s as z. L. placere, placeo.

1. To excite agreeable sensations or emotions in to gratify as, to please the taste to please the mind.

Their words pleased Hamor, and Shechem, Hamor's son.  Genesis 34

Leave such to trifle with more grace than ease,

Whom folly pleases, and whose follies please.

2. To satisfy to content.

What next I bring shall please

Thy wish exactly to thy heart's desire.

3. To prefer to have satisfaction in to like to choose.

Many of our most skilful painters were pleased or recommend this author to me.

To be pleased in or with, to approve to have complacency in.  Matthew 3

To please God, is to love his character and law and perform his will, so as to become the object of his approbation.

They that are in the flesh cannot please God.  Romans 8

Please, s as z. To like to choose to prefer.

Spirits, freed from mortal laws, with ease

Assume what sexes and what shapes they please.

1. To condescend to comply to be pleased a word of ceremony.

Please you, lords,

In sight of both our battles we may meet.

The first words that I learnt were, to express my desire that he would please to give me my liberty.

Please expresses less gratification than delight.

Webster's Dictionary [2]

(1): ( v. i.) To afford or impart pleasure; to excite agreeable emotions.

(2): ( v. i.) To have pleasure; to be willing, as a matter of affording pleasure or showing favor; to vouchsafe; to consent.

(3): ( v. t.) To give pleasure to; to excite agreeable sensations or emotions in; to make glad; to gratify; to content; to satisfy.

(4): ( v. t.) To have or take pleasure in; hence, to choose; to wish; to desire; to will.

(5): ( v. t.) To be the will or pleasure of; to seem good to; - used impersonally.