Sup·pli·cate, v. i. To make petition with earnestness and submission; to implore.
A man can not brook to supplicate or beg. --Bacon.
Sup·pli·cate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Supplicated p. pr. & vb. n. Supplicating.]
1. To entreat for; to seek by earnest prayer; to ask for earnestly and humbly; as, to supplicate blessings on Christian efforts to spread the gospel.
2. To address in prayer; to entreat as a supplicant; as, to supplicate the Deity.
Syn: -- To beseech; entreat; beg; petition; implore; importune; solicit; crave. See Beseech.
v 1: ask humbly (for something); "He supplicated the King for
2: make a humble, earnest petition; "supplicate for permission"
3: ask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer; "supplicate God's