—n. 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. recreation or amusement; diversion; enjoyment: Are you traveling on business or for pleasure? 5. sensual gratification.
6. a cause or source of enjoyment or delight: It was a pleasure to see you. 7. pleasurable quality: the pleasure of his company. 8. one's will, desire, or choice: to make known one's pleasure.
—v.t. to give pleasure to; gratify; please.
—v.i. 1. to take pleasure; delight: I pleasure in your company. 2. to seek pleasure, as by taking a holiday.