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ADJURE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does adjure mean? 

ADJURE (verb)
  The verb ADJURE has 2 senses:

1. ask for or request earnestly
2. command solemnly

  Familiarity information: ADJURE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ADJURE (verb)


Sense 1adjure [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Ask for or request earnestly

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

adjure; beseech; entreat; conjure; bid; press

Context example:

The prophet bid all people to become good persons

Hypernyms (to "adjure" is one way to...):

plead (appeal or request earnestly)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Sense 2adjure [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Command solemnly

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "adjure" is one way to...):

burden; charge; saddle (impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


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