Pleace vs. Please

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  • Pleace (verb)

    obsolete spelling of please

  • Pleace (noun)

    obsolete spelling of place

    “I’m not to leave this pleace. — w|Oliver Goldsmith”

  • Please (verb)

    To make happy or satisfy; to give pleasure to.

    “Her presentation pleased the executives.”

    “I’m pleased to see you’ve been behaving yourself.”

  • Please (verb)

    To desire; to will; to be pleased by.

    “Just do as you please.”

  • Please (adverb)

    Used to make a polite request.

    “Please, pass the bread.”

    “Would you please sign this form?”

    “Could you tell me the time, please?”

    “May I take your order, please?”

  • Please (adverb)

    Used as an affirmative to an offer.

    “—May I help you? —Please.”

  • Please (adverb)

    An expression of annoyance or impatience.

    “Oh, please, do we have to hear that again?”

  • Please (adverb)

    Said as a request to repeat information. [ Dictionary of American Regional English]

  • Please (verb)

    cause to feel happy and satisfied

    “it pleased him to be seen with someone in the news”

    “he arranged a fishing trip to please his son”

  • Please (verb)

    give satisfaction

    “she was quiet and eager to please”

  • Please (verb)

    satisfy aesthetically

    “he was wearing a buttonhole that did not quite please the eye”

  • Please (verb)

    take only one’s own wishes into consideration in deciding how to act or proceed

    “this is the first time in ages that I can just please myself”

  • Please (verb)

    wish or desire to do something

    “feel free to wander around as you please”

  • Please (verb)

    it is someone’s choice to do something

    “instead of attending the meeting, it pleased him to go off hunting”

  • Please (adverb)

    used in polite requests or questions

    “please address letters to the Editor”

    “what type of fish is this, please?”

  • Please (adverb)

    used to add urgency and emotion to a request

    “please, please come home!”

  • Please (adverb)

    used to agree politely to a request

    “‘May I ring you at home?’ ‘Please do.’”

  • Please (adverb)

    used in polite or emphatic acceptance of an offer

    “‘Would you like a drink?’ ‘Yes, please.’”

  • Please (adverb)

    used to ask someone to stop doing something of which the speaker disapproves

    “Rita, please—people are looking”

  • Please (adverb)

    used to express incredulity or irritation

    “Oh please, is that meant to be a serious argument?”

Oxford Dictionary

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