Associations to the word «Entreat»


ENTREAT, noun. Alternative form of entreaty
ENTREAT, verb. (obsolete) To treat, or conduct toward; to deal with; to use.
ENTREAT, verb. 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, verb. To beseech or supplicate (a person); to prevail upon by prayer or solicitation; to try to persuade.
ENTREAT, verb. (obsolete) To invite; to entertain.
ENTREAT, verb. (obsolete) To treat or discourse; hence, to enter into negotiations, as for a treaty.
ENTREAT, verb. (obsolete) To make an earnest petition or request.

Dictionary definition

ENTREAT, verb. Ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons".

Wise words

Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Oliver Wendell Holmes