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Pronunciation: /plɛʀ/

Translation of plaire in English:

v+prep (plaire à)

  • 1elle plaît aux hommes men find her attractive elle m'a plu tout de suite I liked her straight away
  • 2mon travail me plaît I like my job un modèle qui plaît beaucoup a very popular model

v refl (+ v être) (se plaire)

  • 1 [people, couple] to like each other
  • 2ils se plaisent ici they like it here
  • 3il se plaît à dire qu'il est issu du peuple he likes to say that he's a son of the people

v impers

  • s'il te plaît, s'il vous plaît please

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