Definition of Plead. Meaning of Plead. Synonyms of Plead

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Definition of Plead

Plead
Plead Plead, v. t. 1. To discuss, defend, and attempt to maintain by arguments or reasons presented to a tribunal or person having uthority to determine; to argue at the bar; as, to plead a cause before a court or jury. Every man should plead his own matter. --Sir T. More. Note: In this sense, argue is more generally used by lawyers. 2. To allege or cite in a legal plea or defense, or for repelling a demand in law; to answer to an indictment; as, to plead usury; to plead statute of limitations; to plead not guilty. --Kent. 3. To allege or adduce in proof, support, or vendication; to offer in excuse; as, the law of nations may be pleaded in favor of the rights of ambassadors. --Spenser. I will neither plead my age nor sickness, in excuse of faults. --Dryden.

Meaning of Plead from wikipedia

- (i.e., deny all or some of the facts pleaded) or confess and avoid it (i.e., admit the facts pleaded but plead new ones that would dispel their effect)...
- A special pleader was a historical legal occupation. The practitioner, or "special pleader" in English law specialised in drafting "pleadings", in modern...
- fitness to plead is the capacity of a defendant in criminal proceedings to comprehend the course of those proceedings. The concept of fitness to plead also...
- In English law, a beau pleader is a writ, whereby it is provided that no fine shall be taken of anyone in any court for fair pleading, i.e. for not pleading...
- Look up plea, plead, pleaded, pled, guilty, or not guilty in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. In law, a plea is a defendant's response to a criminal charge...
- Plead Guilty (Russian: Признать виновным, romanized: Priznat vinovnym) is a 1983 Soviet crime drama film directed by Igor Voznesensky. The film tells...
- Chettu Kinda Pleader (transl. Advocate Under the Tree) is a 1989 Indian Telugu-language comedy thriller film directed by Vamsy. It stars Rajendra Prasad...
- "Pleader" is a song by British indie rock band alt-J. It is the eighth and final track (and fifth and final single) from their third studio album, Relaxer...
- Plead the Fifth is the fifth studio album by American alternative metal band Taproot. Originally planned for an April 13, 2010 release, it was dela****...
- child. Daniel Defoe's Moll Flanders includes a character who successfully pleaded her belly despite being "no more with child than the judge that tried [her]"...