entreat definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to produce an earnest request of.
    • To ask for earnestly; petition for.
    • Archaic to manage; treat.
    • to produce an earnest request of.
    • To ask for earnestly; petition for.
    • Archaic To deal with; treat.
    • to deal with, or conduct toward; to deal with; to use.
    • To treat with, or in respect to, a thing desired; for this reason, to inquire about earnestly; to beseech; to petition or pray with urgency; to supplicate; to importune.
    • To beseech or supplicate successfully; to prevail upon by prayer or solicitation; to convince.
    • To ask; to entertain.
    • to take care of, or conduct toward; to manage; to make use of.
    • to deal with with, or perhaps in value to, a thing desired; therefore, to ask earnestly; to beseech; to petition or pray with urgency; to supplicate; to importune.
    • To beseech or supplicate effectively; to prevail upon by prayer or solicitation; to convince.
    • To invite; to entertain.
    • which will make an earnest demand of.
    • To ask for earnestly; petition for.
    • Archaic to cope with; treat.
    • to take care of, or conduct toward; to cope with; to make use of.
    • to deal with with, or in value to, something desired; therefore, to inquire of earnestly; to beseech; to petition or pray with urgency; to supplicate; to importune.
    • To beseech or supplicate effectively; to prevail upon by prayer or solicitation; to persuade.
    • To ask; to amuse.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to help make an earnest demand or petition. See Synonyms at beg.
    • In order to make an earnest request or petition. See Synonyms at beg.
    • to take care of or discourse; thus, to enter negotiations, in terms of a treaty.
    • to create an earnest petition or request.
    • To treat or discourse; therefore, to enter into negotiations, as for a treaty.
    • to produce an earnest petition or demand.
    • to help make an earnest request or petition. See Synonyms at beg.
    • to deal with or discourse; hence, to come into negotiations, in terms of a treaty.
    • to help make an earnest petition or request.
  • noun:
    • alternate kind of entreaty.
    • alternate kind of entreaty.
    • Entreaty.
    • Entreaty; prayer.
    • Entreaty.
    • Entreaty; prayer.
    • Alternative kind of entreaty.
    • Entreaty.
    • Entreaty; prayer.
  • verb:
    • to take care of, or conduct toward; to deal with; to use.
    • to deal with with, or in respect to, something desired; thus, to ask earnestly; to beseech; to petition or pray with urgency; to supplicate; to importune.
    • To beseech or supplicate successfully; to prevail upon by prayer or solicitation; to sway.
    • To ask; to amuse.
    • To treat or discourse; thus, to enter into negotiations, as for a treaty.
    • To make an earnest petition or demand.
    • to take care of, or conduct toward; to cope with; to utilize.
    • to take care of with, or in respect to, something desired; for this reason, to inquire about earnestly; to beseech; to petition or pray with urgency; to supplicate; to importune.
    • To beseech or supplicate effectively; to prevail upon by prayer or solicitation; to sway.
    • To invite; to amuse.
    • to deal with or discourse; thus, to enter negotiations, as for a treaty.
    • to produce an earnest petition or demand.
    • ask for or request earnestly
    • ask for or demand earnestly
    • to take care of, or conduct toward; to manage; to make use of.
    • To treat with, or in respect to, anything desired; therefore, to inquire of earnestly; to beseech; to petition or pray with urgency; to supplicate; to importune.
    • To beseech or supplicate effectively; to prevail upon by prayer or solicitation; to persuade.
    • To ask; to captivate.
    • to deal with or discourse; thus, to enter into negotiations, for a treaty.
    • to create an earnest petition or request.
    • request or demand earnestly
  • others:
    • to take care of, utilize, or control; handle; work toward.
    • To partake of; enjoy.
    • to inquire about earnestly; beseech; petition with urgency; supplicate; solicit pressingly; importune.
    • To prevail on by prayer or solicitation; sway or trigger to yield by entreaty.
    • Synonyms Ask, Request, Beg, etc. See ask. See list under beseech.
    • to deal with of some thing; discourse.
    • To treat with another or other people; negotiate.
    • In order to make an earnest petition or request.
    • to deal with, use, or control; handle; act toward.
    • To partake of; enjoy.
    • To ask earnestly; beseech; petition with urgency; supplicate; solicit pressingly; importune.
    • To prevail on by prayer or solicitation; sway or cause to yield by entreaty.
    • Synonyms Ask, Request, Beg, etc. See ask. See listing under beseech.
    • to deal with of some thing; discourse.
    • to deal with with another or other people; negotiate.
    • In order to make an earnest petition or request.
    • to take care of, use, or manage; cope with; work toward.
    • To partake of; enjoy.
    • To ask earnestly; beseech; petition with urgency; supplicate; solicit pressingly; importune.
    • To prevail on by prayer or solicitation; sway or trigger to produce by entreaty.
    • Synonyms Ask, Request, Beg, etc. See ask. See number under beseech.
    • To treat of one thing; discourse.
    • to take care of with another or other people; negotiate.
    • In order to make an earnest petition or request.

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