Definitions for: Implore


[v] call upon in supplication; entreat; "I beg you to stop!"



Webster (1913) Definition: Im*plore", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Implored; p. pr. &
vb. n. Imploring.] [L. implorare; pref. im- in + plorare to
cry aloud. See Deplore.]
To call upon, or for, in supplication; to beseech; to prey
to, or for, earnestly; to petition with urency; to entreat;
to beg; -- followed directly by the word expressing the thing
sought, or the person from whom it is sought.

Imploring all the gods that reign above. --Pope.

I kneel, and then implore her blessing. --Shak.

Syn: To beseech; supplicate; crave; entreat; beg; solicit;
petition; prey; request; adjure. See Beseech.


Im*plore", v. i.
To entreat; to beg; to prey.


Im*plore", n.
Imploration. [Obs.] --Spencer.

Synonyms: beg, pray

See Also: beg off, crave, excuse, importune, insist, plead, supplicate

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