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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. ask for or request earnestly;
- Example: "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"
[syn: bid, beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure]

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5 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Entreat \En*treat"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Entreated; p. pr. & vb. n. Entreating.] [OE. entreten to treat, request, OF. entraiter to treat of; pref. en- (L. in) + traitier to treat. See Treat.] 1. To treat, or conduct toward; to deal with; to use. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Fairly let her be entreated. --Shak. [1913 Webster] I will cause the enemy to entreat thee well. --Jer. xv. 11. [1913 Webster] 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. "Entreat my wife to come." "I do entreat your patience." --Shak. [1913 Webster] I must entreat of you some of that money. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Some late visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door. --Poe. [1913 Webster] Isaac entreated the Lord for his wife. --Gen. xxv. 21. [1913 Webster] 3. To beseech or supplicate successfully; to prevail upon by prayer or solicitation; to persuade. [1913 Webster] It were a fruitless attempt to appease a power whom no prayers could entreat. --Rogers. [1913 Webster] 4. To invite; to entertain. [Obs.] "Pleasures to entreat." --Spenser. Syn: To beseech; beg; solicit; crave; implore; supplicate. See Beseech. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Entreat \En*treat"\, v. i. 1. To treat or discourse; hence, to enter into negotiations, as for a treaty. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Of which I shall have further occasion to entreat. --Hakewill. [1913 Webster] Alexander . . . was first that entreated of true peace with them. --1 Mac. x. 47. [1913 Webster] 2. To make an earnest petition or request. [1913 Webster] The Janizaries entreated for them as valiant men. --Knolles. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Entreat \En*treat"\, n. Entreaty. [Obs.] --Ford. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

entreat v 1: ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons" [syn: bid, beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

33 Moby Thesaurus words for "entreat": adjure, appeal, appeal to, beg, beseech, blandish, call for help, call on, call upon, clamor for, coax, conjure, crave, cry for, cry on, cry to, impetrate, implore, importune, imprecate, invoke, kneel to, obtest, pester, plague, plead, plead for, pray, press, run to, supplicate, urge, wheedle