[ plˈiːdz], [ plˈiːdz], [ p_l_ˈiː_d_z]
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Synonyms for Pleads:
v.• apologizes (verb)
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How to use "Pleads" in context?
When a person pleads, they are admitting that they are wrong and need to surrender to the consequences of their actions. In many criminal cases, the defendant will plead guilty in order to receive a shorter sentence. Pleading guilty also absolves the defendant of the need to go to trial and present their case to a jury.
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Verb, 3rd person singular present
stands, Backs, Drives, rejects, accepts, encourages, motivates, supports, upholds, maintains, admits, affirms, agrees, promotes, pushes, urges, emphasizes, stresses, underlines, asserts, assures, claims, contends, declares, expresses, submits, recommends, cites, refers, raises, buys, alleges, complains, makes, passes, leads, advises, advocates, prompts, adopts, confesses, reveals, seeks, points, pays, provides, mentions, argues, relies, speaks, asks, compels, resorts, incites, reassures, reiterates, OKS, invokes, underscores, favours, recognises.
- Verb, 3rd person singular present
- Noun, plural
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