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Definition of "pleased" []

  • Happy, content (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of please. (verb)

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Use "pleased" in a sentence
  • "The fact is, the country delegates made the nominations as they pleased, and they _pleased_ to make them all from the country, except Baker and me, whom they supposed necessary to make stump speeches."
  • "Emily needed to make the same request, for she too, had long done pretty much as she pleased; and, as we have seen, she was _pleased_ to do some very bad things."
  • "If it were proposed to the shopkeepers in a town, that a rich man or two, living in the neighbourhood, should have power to send, _whenever they pleased_, and take away as much as they pleased of the money of the shopkeepers, and apply it to what uses they please; what an outcry the shopkeepers would make!"