1) to please
2) to strive to please
2a) to accommodate one's self to the opinions desires and interests of others
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 1:455, 77
Probably from G142 (through the idea of exciting emotion); to be agreeable (or by implication to seek to be so): - please.
These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.
Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
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