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Synonyms and Antonyms of plead

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plead

synonym (synonym of plead)

  • (noun)
    To plead for one is to employ argument or persuasion, or both in his behalf, usually with earnestness or importunity; similarly one may be said to ple more.. (noun)
     

hypernym (plead IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • appeal or request earnestly (verb.communication)
    request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection (verb.communication)
     
  • enter a plea, as in courts of law (verb.communication)
    state emphatically and authoritatively (verb.communication)
     
  • 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 (verb.communication)
    report or maintain (verb.communication)
     
  • offer as an excuse or plea (verb.communication)
    defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning (verb.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF plead relation)

  • appeal or request earnestly (verb.communication)
    call upon in supplication; entreat (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    ask for or request earnestly (verb.communication)
     
  • 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 (verb.communication)
    enter a demurrer (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from plead)

  • enter a plea, as in courts of law (verb.communication)
    (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding (noun.communication)
     
  • 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 (verb.communication)
    a lawyer who pleads cases in court (noun.person)
     

domain category (plead is domain category of ....)

  • enter a plea, as in courts of law (verb.communication)
    the collection of rules imposed by authority (noun.group)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category advocate ask beseech implore solicit argue appeal invoke declare apologise apologize excuse beg implore pray adjure beseech bid pleading advocate counsel counsellor jurisprudence law

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