HyperDic: supplicate

English > 3 senses of the word supplicate:
VERBcommunicationsupplicateask humbly (for something)
communicationsupplicatemake a humble, earnest petition
communicationsupplicateask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer
English > supplicate: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningask humbly (for something).
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"He supplicated the King for clemency"
Broaderbeg, implore, prayCall upon in supplication
Similar tosupplicateask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer
supplicatemake a humble, earnest petition
Adjectivessupplicant, supplicatoryhumbly entreating
Nounssuppliant, supplicantone praying humbly for something
supplicationa humble request for help from someone in authority
English > supplicate: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningmake a humble, earnest petition.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"supplicate for permission"
BroaderpetitionWrite a petition for something to somebody
Similar tosupplicateask humbly (for something)
Adjectivessupplicant, supplicatoryhumbly entreating
English > supplicate: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
Example"supplicate God's blessing"
Broaderrequest, ask for, bespeak, call for, questExpress the need or desire for
Similar tosupplicateask humbly (for something)
Spanishpedir, suplicar
Adjectivessupplicant, supplicatoryhumbly entreating

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