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.
- To appeal to in supplication; beseech: implored the tribunal to have mercy.
- To beg for urgently; entreat.
- To make an earnest appeal. See Synonyms at beg.