enjoyment from something that one likes:[uncountable]They get a lot of pleasure from their grandchildren.
a cause or source of enjoyment or delight:[countable]the pleasures of the mind.
recreation or amusement:[uncountable]to travel for pleasure.
a feeling of delight in the senses:[uncountable]Psychologists study the use of pain and pleasure as ways of motivating people.
one's will or desire; preference:[uncountable]to make known one's pleasure.
with pleasure or my pleasure, (used to express polite willingness to do what is or has been asked, or gracious satisfaction at having been helpful):"Can you come tonight?'' —"With pleasure.'' "Thanks for your help.'' —"My pleasure.''
1325–75; late Middle English (see please, -ure); replacing Middle English plaisir
1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged happiness, gladness, delectation. Pleasure,enjoyment,delight,joy refer to the feeling of being pleased and happy. Pleasure is the general term:to take pleasure in beautiful scenery.Enjoyment is a quiet sense of well-being and pleasurable satisfaction:enjoyment at sitting in the shade on a warm day.Delight is a high degree of pleasure, usually leading to active expression of it:delight at receiving a hoped-for letter.Joy is a feeling of delight so deep and so lasting that one radiates happiness and expresses it spontaneously:joy at unexpected good news.
5.See corresponding entry in Unabridged voluptuousness.
8.See corresponding entry in Unabridged preference, wish, inclination, predilection.