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ENTREAT

 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]

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

plead (appeal or request earnestly)

Sentence frames:

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


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