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Another word for petition

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Noun
  1. An application to a higher authority, as for sanction or a decision

      1. A reverent petition made to God, a god, or another object of worship.
      2. The act of making a reverent petition to God, a god, or another object of worship:
      3. An act of communion with God, a god, or another object of worship, such as in devotion, confession, praise, or thanksgiving:
      1. An earnest or urgent request, entreaty, or supplication.
      2. A resort to a higher authority or greater power, as for sanction, corroboration, or a decision:
      3. A higher court's review of the correctness of a decision by a lower court.
    See also:

    law

    ask

Verb
  1. To bring an appeal or request, for example, to the attention of

      1. To initiate or pursue legal proceedings against (another party).
      2. To court; woo.
      3. To make a petition to; appeal to; beseech.
      1. To come near or nearer, as in space or time:
      2. To make an approach, as in golf.
      3. To come or go near or nearer to:
      1. To bring into nearness or contact with something; put on, upon, or to:
      2. To put to or adapt for a special use:
      3. To put into action:
      1. An earnest or urgent request, entreaty, or supplication.
      2. A resort to a higher authority or greater power, as for sanction, corroboration, or a decision:
      3. A higher court's review of the correctness of a decision by a lower court.
      1. To speak to:
      2. To make a formal speech to:
      3. To direct (a spoken or written message) to the attention of:
    See also:

    request

  2. To make application to a higher authority, as to a court of law

      1. To initiate or pursue legal proceedings against (another party).
      2. To court; woo.
      3. To make a petition to; appeal to; beseech.
      1. An earnest or urgent request, entreaty, or supplication.
      2. A resort to a higher authority or greater power, as for sanction, corroboration, or a decision:
      3. A higher court's review of the correctness of a decision by a lower court.
    See also:

    law

  3. To ask for employment, acceptance, or admission

    See also:

    seek

Another word for petition

Noun
      1. the act of supplicating
      2. a humble request, prayer, petition, etc.
      1. To express a desire for, especially politely; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause:
      2. To ask (a person) to do something:
      3. An act of asking for something.
      1. A reverent petition made to God, a god, or another object of worship.
      2. The act of making a reverent petition to God, a god, or another object of worship:
      3. An act of communion with God, a god, or another object of worship, such as in devotion, confession, praise, or thanksgiving:
    See also:

    appeal

Verb