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Another word for plead

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Verb
  1. To make an earnest or urgent request

      1. To summon (a devil or spirit) by magical or supernatural power.
      2. To influence or effect by or as if by magic:
      3. To call or bring to mind; evoke:
      1. To ask for humbly or earnestly, as by praying.
      2. To make a humble entreaty to; beseech.
      3. To make a humble, earnest petition; beg.
      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 utter or address a prayer or prayers to a deity or an object of worship, often as an entreaty:
      2. To use prayer to request (that something may happen):
      3. To say (a prayer or group of prayers):
      1. To appeal to in supplication; beseech:
      2. To beg for urgently:
      3. To make an earnest appeal.
      1. To make an earnest request of (someone).
      2. To ask for earnestly; petition for:
      3. To deal with; treat.
      1. To have an intense desire for.
      2. To beg earnestly for:
      3. To have an intense desire for something
      1. To address an earnest or urgent request to; implore:
      2. To request earnestly; beg for:
      1. To ask (someone) for something in an urgent or humble manner:
      2. To ask for (something) in an urgent or humble manner:
      3. To ask for (food or money, for instance) as a beggar.
      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:

    ask

Another word for plead

Verb
  1. To beg

  2. To enter a plea

      1. To quote or refer to (a book or author, for example) as an authority or example in making an argument.
      2. To refer to (a previous court decision or other legal precedent), as when arguing a case.
      3. To mention or bring forward as support, illustration, or proof:
      1. To assert to be true; affirm:
      2. To assert prior to a final determination:
      3. To state (a plea or excuse, for example) in support or denial of a claim or accusation:
      1. A moment or period in time perceptible as intermediate between past and future; now.
      2. The present tense.
      3. A verb form in the present tense.
    See also:

    declare

  3. To discuss in court