Give+pleasure

  • 1Give — (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth. giban. Cf.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2pleasure — [plezh′ər] n. [ME, altered < plesir < MFr plaiser, orig. inf.: see PLEASE] 1. a pleased feeling; enjoyment; delight; satisfaction 2. one s wish, will, or choice [what is your pleasure?] 3. a thing that gives delight or satisfaction 4.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3pleasure — ► NOUN 1) a feeling of happy satisfaction and enjoyment. 2) an event or activity from which one derives enjoyment. 3) (before another noun ) intended for entertainment rather than business: pleasure boats. 4) sensual gratification. ► VERB ▪ give… …

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  • 4give — [giv] vt. gave, given, giving [ME given (with g < ON gefa, to give), yeven < OE giefan, akin to Ger geben < IE base * ghabh , to grasp, take > L habere, to have: the special Gmc sense of this base results from its use as a substitute… …

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  • 5pleasure — n. 1) to afford, give pleasure (it gives me great pleasure to present the next speaker) 2) to feel; find, take pleasure in 3) to derive pleasure from 4) to forgo a pleasure 5) a genuine, real; rare pleasure 6) a pleasure to + inf. (it s a… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 6pleasure — noun 1 ENJOYMENT (U) the feeling of happiness or satisfaction that you get from an experience you enjoy: The children used to get a lot of pleasure out of that game when they were young. | give/bring pleasure: Small gifts give pleasure and don t… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7pleasure — I. noun Etymology: Middle English plesure, alteration of plesir, from Anglo French plaisir, from plaisir to please Date: 14th century 1. desire, inclination < wait upon his pleasure Shakespeare > 2. a state of gratification 3. a …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8pleasure — pleasureful, adj. pleasureless, adj. pleasurelessly, adv. /plezh euhr/, n., v., pleasured, pleasuring. n. 1. the state or feeling of being pleased. 2. enjoyment or satisfaction derived from what is to one s liking; gratification; delight. 3.&#8230; …

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  • 9pleasure — /ˈplɛʒə / (say plezhuh) noun 1. the state or feeling of being pleased. 2. enjoyment or satisfaction derived from what is to one s liking; gratification; delight. 3. worldly or frivolous enjoyment: the pursuit of pleasure. 4. sensual gratification …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 10pleasure — pleas•ure [[t]ˈplɛʒ ər[/t]] n. v. ured, ur•ing 1) enjoyment or satisfaction derived from something that is to one s liking; gratification; delight 2) a cause or source of enjoyment or delight: It was a pleasure to see you[/ex] 3) worldly or&#8230; …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11pleasure — {{11}}pleasure (n.) late 14c., condition of enjoyment, from O.Fr. plesir enjoyment, delight (12c.), from plaisir (v.) to please, from L. placere (see PLEASE (Cf. please) (v.)). Ending altered in English 14c. by influence of words in ure (measure …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12pleasure — 1. noun /ˈplɛʒə,ˈplɛʒɚ/ a) a state of being pleased He remembered with pleasure his home and family. b) a person or thing that causes enjoyment It was a pleasure to meet you …

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  • 13pleasure — n 1. enjoyment, satisfaction, gratification, fulfillment, contentment; happiness, gladness, good or high spirits; blitheness, blithesomeness, lightheadedness, buoyancy; jubilation, rejoicing, exhilaration, exultation, glee, elation; joy,&#8230; …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 14pleasure — pleasure, delight, joy, delectation, enjoyment, fruition denote the agreeable emotion which accompanies the possession, acquisition, or expectation of something good or greatly desired. Pleasure so strongly implies a feeling of satisfaction or&#8230; …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 15Pleasure Beach — is the Bridgeport portion of a Connecticut barrier beach that extends 2 1/2 miles westerly from Point No Point (the portion in the adjoining town of Stratford is known as Long Beach). The area is connecticuts largest and most recent ghost town(as …

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  • 16Pleasure Island (Borger, Texas amusement park) — Pleasure Island is a defunct Amusement Park was located on South Main Street, between Huber Park and Huber Baseball Field, Borger, Texas .Infobox Amusement park name = Pleasure Island Picture Needed location = Borger Texas location3 = USA opening …

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  • 17Pleasure — Pleas ure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pleasured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pleasuring}.] To give or afford pleasure to; to please; to gratify. Shak. [1913 Webster] [Rolled] his hoop to pleasure Edith. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18Give Me Louisiana — is the state song of Louisiana. It was written by Doralice Fontane, and the lyrics were composed by John Croom.Lyrics:Give me Louisiana, The state where I was born The state of snowy cotton, The best I ve ever known; A state of sweet magnolias,&#8230; …

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  • 19give someone head — very informal phrase to use your mouth and tongue on someone’s sex organs in order to give them pleasure Thesaurus: to have sexsynonym sexual activityhyponym Main entry: head * * * vulgar slang …

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  • 20pleasure — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Feeling of enjoyment Nouns 1. pleasure, enjoyment, gratification; voluptuousness, sensuality; luxuriousness; gluttony; titillation, gusto; creature comforts, comfort, ease, [lap of] luxury; purple and&#8230; …

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