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What does "Supplicate" mean?

Definition

(v. i.) To make petition with earnestness and submission; to implore (v. t.) To address in prayer; to entreat as a supplicant; as, to supplicate the Deity (v. t.) To entreat for; to seek by earnest prayer; to ask for earnestly and humbly; as, to supplicate blessings on Christian efforts to spread the gospel


Example: "He supplicated the King for clemency" Example: "Supplicate God's blessing" Example: "Supplicate for permission"


Word Family supplicated, supplicates, supplicating, supplication, supplications, supplicatory