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 Dictionary entry overview: What does entreat mean? 

ENTREAT (verb)
  The verb ENTREAT has 1 sense:

1. ask for or request earnestly

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

 Dictionary entry details 

ENTREAT (verb)

Sense 1entreat [BACK TO TOP]


Ask for or request earnestly

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing


adjure; beseech; entreat; conjure; bid; press

Context example:

The prophet bid all people to become good persons

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

plead (appeal or request earnestly)

Sentence frames:

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

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