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BESEECH (besought)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does beseech mean? 

BESEECH (verb)
  The verb BESEECH has 1 sense:

1. ask for or request earnestly

  Familiarity information: BESEECH used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BESEECH (verb)


Sense 1beseech [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 "beseech" is one way to...):

plead (appeal or request earnestly)

Sentence frames:

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


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