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Pray

n. & v.1.See Pry.
v. i.1.To make request with earnestness or zeal, as for something desired; to make entreaty or supplication; to offer prayer to a deity or divine being as a religious act; specifically, to address the Supreme Being with adoration, confession, supplication, and thanksgiving.
[imp. & p. p. Prayed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Praying.]
I pray
I beg; I request; I entreat you; - used in asking a question, making a request, introducing a petition, etc.; as, Pray, allow me to go.
I pray, sir. why am I beaten?
- Shak.
v. t.1.To address earnest request to; to supplicate; to entreat; to implore; to beseech.
And as this earl was preyed, so did he.
- Chaucer.
We pray you . . . by ye reconciled to God.
- 2 Cor. v. 20.
2.To ask earnestly for; to seek to obtain by supplication; to entreat for.
I know not how to pray your patience.
- Shak.
3.To effect or accomplish by praying; as, to pray a soul out of purgatory.
To pray in aid
a - (Law) To call in as a helper one who has an interest in the cause
b - A phrase often used to signify claiming the benefit of an argument. See under Aid.
- Bacon.
Verb1.pray - address God; say a prayer
2.pray - call upon in supplication; entreat; "I beg you to stop!"
Synonyms: beg, implore
I beg you, adjure, appeal, appeal to, apply to, ask, be good enough, beg, brace, call for help, call on, call upon, circulate a petition, clamor for, commune with God, conjure, crave, cry for, cry on, cry to, do, entreat, give thanks, have the goodness, if you please, impetrate, implore, imprecate, invoke, kneel to, make supplication, memorialize, obtest, offer a prayer, petition, plead, plead for, plead with, please, pray do, pray over, prefer a petition, prithee, recite the rosary, request, return thanks, run to, say grace, sign a petition, solicit, sue, will you
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