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Definition of Entreat

Entreat
Entreat En*treat", v. i. 1. To treat or discourse; hence, to enter into negotiations, as for a treaty. [Obs.] Of which I shall have further occasion to entreat. --Hakewill. Alexander . . . was first that entreated of true peace with them. --1 Mac. x. 47. 2. To make an earnest petition or request. The Janizaries entreated for them as valiant men. --Knolles.
Entreat
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.] Fairly let her be entreated. --Shak. I will cause the enemy to entreat thee well. --Jer. xv. 11. 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. I must entreat of you some of that money. --Shak. Some late visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door. --Poe. Isaac entreated the Lord for his wife. --Gen. xxv. 21. 3. To beseech or supplicate successfully; to prevail upon by prayer or solicitation; to persuade. It were a fruitless attempt to appease a power whom no prayers could entreat. --Rogers. 4. To invite; to entertain. [Obs.] ``Pleasures to entreat.' --Spenser. Syn: To beseech; beg; solicit; crave; implore; supplicate. See Beseech.
Entreat
Entreat En*treat", n. Entreaty. [Obs.] --Ford.

Meaning of Entreat from wikipedia

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- Monument. The students broadcast pleadings back toward the troops: "We entreat you in peace, for democracy and freedom of the motherland, for strength...
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- beseeching you to be a good father unto her, as I have heretofore desired. I entreat you also, on behalf of my maids, to give them marriage portions, which...
- Spurs held a players-only meeting in which Leonard's teammates reportedly entreated him to return to the court; the meeting was described as "tense and emotional"...
- Jerusalem. Verses 7·19 contains a so-called 'community lament', generally to entreat 'YHWH's favour at a time of distress' (cf. Psalm 74; 79), here describing...
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