Definition Of entreat


ask someone earnestly or anxiously to do something.

his friends entreated him not to go

treat (someone) in a specified manner.

the King, I fear, hath ill entreated her

Example Of entreat

  • And he entreated all to look beyond the immediate horror of the attacks for the reasons behind them.

  • ‘Now is the moment of maximum pressure, and the coalition must withstand it,’ it entreats .

  • ‘Oh, Jamie, please listen to me,’ she said entreatingly .

  • ‘Please, Adam,’ she entreated , trying another method.

  • ‘Trust me,’ he entreats , ‘I'm a professional eye-reader.’

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