Definition of Petition. Meaning of Petition. Synonyms of Petition

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Definition of Petition

Petition
Petition Pe*ti"tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Petitioned; p. pr. & vb. n. Petitioning.] To make a prayer or request to; to ask from; to solicit; to entreat; especially, to make a formal written supplication, or application to, as to any branch of the government; as, to petition the court; to petition the governor. You have . . . petitioned all the gods for my prosperity. --Shak.
Petition
Petition Pe*ti"tion, v. i. To make a petition or solicitation.

Meaning of Petition from wikipedia

- A petition is a request to do something, most commonly addressed to a government official or public entity. Petitions to a deity are a form of prayer...
- The Petition to the King was a petition sent to King George III by the First Continental Congress in 1774, calling for repeal of the Intolerable Acts...
- An online petition (or Internet petition, or e-petition) is a form of petition which is signed online, usually through a form on a website. Visitors to...
- The Petition of Right, p****ed on 7 June 1628, is an English constitutional do****ent setting out specific individual protections against the state, reportedly...
- A curative petition is a concept that evolved by the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Rupa Ashok Hurra vs. Ashok Hurra and Anr. (2002) in which...
- The Olive Branch Petition was adopted by the Second Continental Congress on July 5, 1775, and signed on July 8 in a final attempt to avoid war between...
- reviewed in Review Petition. The parties aggrieved on any order of the Supreme Court on any apparent error can file a review petition. Taking into consideration...
- In United States parliamentary procedure, a discharge petition is a means of bringing a bill out of committee and to the floor for consideration without...
- The right to petition government for redress of grievances is the right to make a complaint to, or s**** the ****istance of, one's government, without fear...
- redistributes them to authors, hosted an international petition in favor of Polanski. The petition stated: By their extraterritoriality, film festivals...