Associations to the word «Petition»


PETITION, noun. A formal, written request made to an official person or organized body, often containing many signatures.
PETITION, noun. A compilation of signatures built in order to exert moral authority in support of a specific cause.
PETITION, noun. (legal) A formal written request for judicial action.
PETITION, noun. A prayer; a supplication; an entreaty.
PETITION, verb. To make a request, commonly in written form.
PETITION OF RIGHT, noun. (UK) (legal) (historical) A remedy available to subjects to recover property from the Crown.

Dictionary definition

PETITION, noun. A formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority.
PETITION, noun. Reverent petition to a deity.
PETITION, verb. Write a petition for something to somebody; request formally and in writing.

Wise words

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?