What is another word for entreat?

797 synonyms found


[ ɛntɹˈiːt], [ ɛntɹˈiːt], [ ɛ_n_t_ɹ_ˈiː_t]

Entreat is defined as to earnestly plead or request someone to do something. Some synonyms for this term include beseech, implore, beg, plea, appeal, solicit, and supplicate. Beseech indicates making a fervent and emotional appeal, imploring implies asking earnestly and urgently, while begging suggests making an earnest request while being humbled. To plea emphasizes the importunity of the request, while appeal suggests a more formal or legal request. Solicit implies a request made persistently, while supplicate emphasizes a sense of humility. No matter which synonym is used for entreat, they all indicate an earnest request made with either emotional or formal language.

Synonyms for Entreat:

How to use "Entreat" in context?

There are various verbs which have the meaning of "to ask earnestly" in English. Here are a few examples:

-To entreat means to plead or to attempt to influence by gentle argument or petitions.

-To entreat means to beseech or supplicate.

-To entreat means to implore.

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