To give enjoyment, pleasure, or satisfaction to; make glad or contented. To be the will or desire of: May it please the court to admit this firearm as evidence. To give satisfaction or pleasure; be agreeable: waiters who try hard to please. To have the will or desire; wish: Do as you please. Sit down, if you please. If it is your desire or pleasure; if you please. Used in polite requests: Please stand back. Pay attention, please. Yes. Used in polite affirmative replies to offers: May I help you? Please.