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Entreat meaning

entreat - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. To treat, or conduct toward; to deal with; to use.
  2. 2. To treat with, or in respect to, a thing desired; hence, to ask earnestly; to beseech; to petition or pray with urgency; to supplicate; to importune.
  3. 3. To beseech or supplicate successfully; to prevail upon by prayer or solicitation; to persuade.
  4. 4. To invite; to entertain.
  5. 5. To treat or discourse; hence, to enter into negotiations, as for a treaty.
  6. 6. To make an earnest petition or request.
  7. 7. Entreaty.
  8. 8. To supplicate; ask earnestly.

entreat - examples of usage

  1. Yet tell me, I entreat you-. - "The Mysterious Wanderer, Vol. I", Sophia Reeve.
  2. " Father, I entreat you not to do so," exclaimed Julia, putting her hand on Sir Ralph's arm. - "Won from the Waves", W.H.G. Kingston.
  3. " My dear fellow," he exclaimed, " I am sure my father has spoken in a way you feel hard to bear; let me entreat you not to take notice of it. - "Won from the Waves", W.H.G. Kingston.
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