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1. plead

verb. ['ˈpliːd'] appeal or request earnestly.

Synonyms

  • beseech
  • implore
  • adjure
  • pray
  • conjure
  • bid
  • beg
  • entreat
  • appeal
  • press

Antonyms

  • bless
  • underbid
  • outbid
  • repel

Etymology

  • pleden (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Plead

  • guaranteed
  • disagreed
  • supersede
  • stampede
  • intercede
  • aristide
  • aristede
  • alwaleed
  • succeed
  • preceed
  • precede
  • overfeed
  • misread
  • mislead
  • misdeed
  • laclede
  • degreed
  • decreed
  • concede
  • walid
  • waleed
  • wahid
  • vahid
  • streed
  • sinead
  • shaheed
  • secede
  • screed
  • reseed
  • reread

Sentences with plead


1. Verb, base form
Get your story straight and put together the case that you're going to plead before the judge.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
After you plead your case, the judge will decide what your punishment will be.

3. Verb, past participle
The accused has plead not guilty due to being the “goodest boi”.

Quotes about plead


1. 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. One day I would have all the books in the world, shelves and shelves of them. I would live my life in a tower of books. I would read all day long and eat peaches. And if any young knights in armor dared to come calling on their white chargers and plead with me to let down my hair, I would pelt them with peach pits until they went home.
- Jacqueline Kelly, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

3. I plead with you--never, ever give up on hope, never doubt, never tire, and never become discouraged. Be not afraid.
- Pope John Paul II, Pope John Paul II: In My Own Words

2. plead

verb. ['ˈpliːd'] offer as an excuse or plea.

Synonyms

  • justify
  • rationalise
  • rationalize
  • apologise
  • excuse

Antonyms

  • cool
  • deny
  • blame
  • disorganise

Etymology

  • pleden (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. plead

verb. ['ˈpliːd'] enter a plea, as in courts of law.

Antonyms

  • delay

Etymology

  • pleden (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. plead

verb. ['ˈpliːd'] make an allegation in an action or other legal proceeding, especially answer the previous pleading of the other party by denying facts therein stated or by alleging new facts.

Synonyms

  • demur
  • say
  • allege

Antonyms

  • disclaim
  • devoice
  • voice
  • lack

Etymology

  • pleden (Middle English (1100-1500))
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