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IMPLORE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does implore mean? 

IMPLORE (verb)
  The verb IMPLORE has 1 sense:

1. call upon in supplication; entreat

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


 Dictionary entry details 


IMPLORE (verb)


Sense 1implore [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Call upon in supplication; entreat

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

beg; implore; pray

Context example:

I beg you to stop!

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

plead (appeal or request earnestly)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "implore"):

crave (plead or ask for earnestly)

supplicate (ask humbly (for something))

importune; insist (beg persistently and urgently)

Sentence frames:

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

Sentence example:

They implore him to write the letter


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