Definition of Supplicate

1. Verb. Ask humbly (for something). "He supplicated the King for clemency"

Generic synonyms: Beg, Implore, Pray
Derivative terms: Suppliant, Supplicant, Supplicant, Supplication, Supplicatory



2. Verb. Make a humble, earnest petition. "Supplicate for permission"
Generic synonyms: Petition
Derivative terms: Supplicant, Supplicatory

3. Verb. Ask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer. "Supplicate God's blessing"
Generic synonyms: Bespeak, Call For, Quest, Request
Derivative terms: Supplicant, Supplicatory

Definition of Supplicate

1. 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.

2. v. i. To make petition with earnestness and submission; to implore.

Definition of Supplicate

1. Verb. To humble oneself before another in making a request; to beg. ¹

2. Verb. To plead with one's deity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Supplicate

1. [v -CATED, -CATING, -CATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Supplicate

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supplicate (current term)
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Literary usage of Supplicate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Selection of English Synonyms by Elizabeth Jane Whately, Richard Whately (1860)
"To supplicate ' and ' to implore ' both imply extreme distress and urgency of entreaty; but we implore equals — we supplicate superiors. ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"To beg for; seek or invoke by earnest prayer: as, to supplicate- a blessing.— 2. To address or appeal to in prayer: as, to supplicate the throne of grace. ..."

3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1803)
"... Retreat to the Pays de Vaud—supplicate the Assistance of France,—Ancient Government ' assembles at Berne—Forces raised and placed under General Bachman, ..."

4. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1836)
"In the twelfth month in the year " OMRIM (' When I heard D^IDS THEM SAY§, " Let us go' ||,) he went to supplicate the face of the " Lord, and to seek the ..."

5. The Works of Virgil by Virgil (1891)
"... supplicate for aid ? Once more shall a consort, a hostess, once more shall a foreign match, be the cause of so great calamity to the Trojans. ..."

6. Annals of the American Pulpit: Or, Commemorative Notices of Distinguished by William Buell Sprague (1865)
"... Strange knelt down, and began to supplicate for him in a tone of extraordinary fervour, and, before he had been long thus engaged, the man sprang to his ..."

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