im·plore /ɪmˈplor, ˈplɔr/
Im·plore, n. Imploration. [Obs.]
Im·plore, v. i. To entreat; to beg; to prey.
Im·plore v. t. [imp. & p. p. Implored p. pr. & vb. n. Imploring.] To call upon, or for, in supplication; to beseech; to pray to, or for, earnestly; to petition with urgency; to entreat; to beg; -- followed directly by the word expressing the thing sought, or the person from whom it is sought.
Imploring all the gods that reign above. --Pope.
I kneel, and then implore her blessing. --Shak.
Syn: -- To beseech; supplicate; crave; entreat; beg; solicit; petition; prey; request; adjure. See Beseech.
v : call upon in supplication; entreat; "I beg you to stop!"
[syn: beg, pray]