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1. petition

noun. ['pəˈtɪʃən'] a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority.

Synonyms

  • application
  • content
  • demand
  • ingathering
  • substance
  • appeal
  • subject matter
  • solicitation
  • request
  • postulation
  • collection

Antonyms

  • spread
  • give
  • undue
  • improperness

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Words that Rhyme with Petition

  • predisposition
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  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
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  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician

How do you pronounce petition?

Pronounce petition as pəˈtɪʃən.

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How do you spell petition? Is it petetion ?

A common misspelling of petition is petetion

Example sentences of the word petition


1. Noun, singular or mass
Respond to a petition filed by your spouse by preparing what is known as an answer.

2. Verb, base form
Fortunately, you can petition to have LVNV Funding removed from your credit record.

Quotes containing the word petition


1. Thus they have an idol that they petition for victory in war; another for success in their labors; and so for everything in which they seek or desire prosperity, they have their idols, which they honor and serve.
- Hernan Cortes

2. Sometimes we may ask God for success, and He gives us physical and mental stamina. We might plead for prosperity, and we receive enlarged perspective and increased patience, or we petition for growth and are blessed with the gift of grace. He may bestow upon us conviction and confidence as we strive to achieve worthy goals.
- David A. Bednar

2. petition

verb. ['pəˈtɪʃən'] write a petition for something to somebody; request formally and in writing.

Synonyms

  • bespeak
  • quest
  • request
  • supplicate

Antonyms

  • non-engagement
  • nonparticipation
  • disapproval
  • misfortune

3. petition

noun. ['pəˈtɪʃən'] reverent petition to a deity.

Synonyms

  • deprecation
  • prayer
  • commination
  • collect
  • grace
  • asking
  • benediction
  • intercession
  • thanksgiving
  • supplication
  • prayer wheel
  • requiescat
  • orison
  • blessing
  • request

Antonyms

  • impropriety
  • ill nature
  • maleficence
  • awkwardness
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