vb. To give pleasure to; to excite agreeable sensations or emotions in; to make glad; to gratify; to content; to satisfy. To have or take pleasure in; hence, to choose; to wish; to desire; to will. To be the will or pleasure of; to seem good to; - used impersonally. To be pleased in or with, to have complacency in; to take pleasure in. - To be pleased to do a thing, to take pleasure in doing it; to have the will to do it; to think proper to do it.
- vb. To afford or impart pleasure; to excite agreeable emotions. To have pleasure; to be willing, as a matter of affording pleasure or showing favor; to vouchsafe; to consent.