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Implore definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

IMPLO'RE, v.t. [L. imploro; in and ploro, to cry out.]
1. To call upon or for,in supplication; to beseech; to pray earnestly; to petition with urgency; to entreat; as, to implore the forgiveness of sins; to implore mercy.
Imploring all the gods that reign above.
2. To ask earnestly; to beg.
IMPLO'RE, v.i. To entreat; to beg.
IMPLO'RE, n. Earnest supplication. [Not used.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: call upon in supplication; entreat; "I beg you to stop!" [syn: beg, implore, pray]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb (implored; imploring) Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French implorer, from Latin implorare, from in- + plorare to cry out Date: circa 1540 1. to call upon in supplication ; beseech 2. to call or pray for earnestly ; entreat <implored the crowd to be quiet> Synonyms: see beg imploringly adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. 1 (often foll. by to + infin.) entreat (a person). 2 beg earnestly for. Derivatives: imploringly adv. Etymology: F implorer or L implorare invoke with tears (as IN-(2), plorare weep)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Implore Im*plore", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Implored; p. pr. & vb. n. Imploring.] [L. implorare; pref. im- in + plorare to cry aloud. See Deplore.] To call upon, or for, in supplication; to beseech; to prey to, or for, earnestly; to petition with urency; to entreat; to beg; -- followed directly by the word expressing the thing sought, or the person from whom it is sought. Imploring all the gods that reign above. --Pope. I kneel, and then implore her blessing. --Shak. Syn: To beseech; supplicate; crave; entreat; beg; solicit; petition; prey; request; adjure. See Beseech.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Implore Im*plore", v. i. To entreat; to beg; to prey.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Implore Im*plore", n. Imploration. [Obs.] --Spencer.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(implores, imploring, implored) If you implore someone to do something, you ask them to do it in a forceful, emotional way. Opposition leaders this week implored the president to break the deadlock... 'Tell me what to do!' she implored him. = beg VERB: V n to-inf, V n with quote

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. 1. Entreat, supplicate, beseech, pray, pray to. 2. Crave, solicit, beg, pray for, petition for.

Moby Thesaurus

adjure, appeal, appeal to, beg, beseech, call for help, call on, call upon, clamor for, commune with God, conjure, crave, cry for, cry on, cry to, entreat, give thanks, impetrate, importune, imprecate, invoke, kneel to, make supplication, obtest, offer a prayer, petition, plead, plead for, pray, pray over, recite the rosary, return thanks, run to, say grace, supplicate



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