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pleasing

noun

1 pleasing

The act of one who pleases.



adjective

1 pleasing

Giving pleasure and satisfaction.

Roget 648: harmless, hurtless; unobnoxious, innocuous, innocent, inoffensive.    beneficial, valuable, of value; serviceable etc. (useful) 644; advantageous, ... show more

Roget 827: pleased etc. 829; not sorry; glad, gladsome; pleased as Punch.    happy, blest, blessed, blissful, beatified; happy as a clam at high water [U.S.], happy as a clam, ... show more

Roget 829: causing pleasure etc. v.; laetificant; pleasure-giving, pleasing, pleasant, pleasurable; agreeable; grateful, gratifying; leef, lief, acceptable; ... show more

Roget 836: cheerful; happy etc. 827; cheery, cheerly; of good cheer, smiling; blithe; in spirits, in good spirits; breezy, bully, chipper [U.S.]; ... show more

Roget 865: desirous; desiring etc. v.; inclined etc. (willing) 602; partial to; fain, wishful, optative; anxious, ... show more

Dutch: plezierig

2 pleasing

Pleasant or agreeable to the senses.


Moby thesaurus: Attic, Junoesque, acceptable, adorable, aesthetic, affable, agreeable, ambrosial, amiable, amicable, amply endowed, appetizing, artistic, attractive, becoming, blissful, bonny, braw, built, built for comfort ... show more.

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please

verb

1 please

Give pleasure to or be pleasing to:
— These colors please the senses.

synonym: delight.

Roget 829: cause pleasure, produce pleasure, create pleasure, give pleasure, afford pleasure, procure pleasure, offer pleasure, present pleasure, yield pleasure etc. 827.    please, charm, delight, ... show more

Roget 840: amuse, entertain, divert, enliven; tickle the fancy; titillate, raise a smile, put in good humor; cause laughter, create laughter, occasion laughter, raise laughter, excite laughter, produce laughter, ... show more

Dutch: behagen, bevallen, strelen

2 please

Be the will of or have the will (to).

3 please

Give satisfaction.

Dutch: aanstaan

adverb

1 please

Used in polite request.

Roget 765: prithee, do, please, pray; be so good as, be good enough; have the goodness, vouchsafe, will you, I pray thee, if you please.   


Moby thesaurus: I beg you, amuse, be good enough, cater to, cheer, choose, choose rather, coddle, content, cosset, delectate, delight, desire, divert, do, elect, entertain, favor, give pleasure, give way to ... show more.

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