Definition of Implore

1. Verb. Call upon in supplication; entreat. "They implore to move "; "I beg you to stop!"

Exact synonyms: Beg, Pray
Specialized synonyms: Crave, Supplicate, Importune, Insist
Generic synonyms: Plead
Also: Beg Off
Derivative terms: Beggary



Definition of Implore

1. v. t. To call upon, or for, in supplication; to beseech; to pray to, or for, earnestly; to petition with urgency; to entreat; to beg; -- followed directly by the word expressing the thing sought, or the person from whom it is sought.

2. v. i. To entreat; to beg; to prey.

3. n. Imploration.

Definition of Implore

1. Verb. To beg for, to entreat urgently or earnestly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Implore

1. to beg for urgently [v -PLORED, -PLORING, -PLORES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Implore

implied trust
impliedly
implies
impliest
implieth
implike
implode
imploded
implodent
implodes
imploding
imploration
implorator
implorators
imploratory
implore (current term)
implored
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implosion therapy
implosions
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implosively
implosiveness

Literary usage of Implore

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1. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"Do not, I implore you, force me into action— ME, the Man of Action—when it is the cherished object of my ambition to be passive, to restrict the vast reach ..."

2. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1869)
"THE PEOPLE OP EGESTA implore AID OF THE ATHE- * NIANS, &C. ATHENS was in the disposition above related, when ambassadors arrived from the people of Egesta, ..."

3. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1859)
"The people of Egesta implore aid of the Athenians. ... Egesta, who, in quality of their allies, came to implore their aid against the inhabitants of Selinus ..."

4. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"tell me — tell me, I implore ! ' Quoth the Raven ' Nevermore.' 90 ' Prophet ! ' said I, ' thing of evil ! — prophet still, if bird or devil ! ..."

5. Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect by Hezekiah Niles (1822)
"TI-e continuation of these liberties, to the inhabitants of America, we arden'ly implore, as absolutely neces- rary to unite the several parts of your wide ..."

6. Social life of the Chinese: With Some Account of Their Religious by Justus Doolittle (1866)
"Following the Directions of a Book of Charms.—Burning a representative paper Image of the Sick.—Ascending a Ladder of Knives.— They implore ..."

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