Definition of entreat:
- To beseech or supplicate successfully; to prevail upon by prayer or solicitation; to persuade.
- To invite; to entertain.
- To make an earnest petition or request.
- To treat or discourse; hence, to enter into negotiations, as for a treaty.
- To treat with, or in respect to, a thing desired; hence, to ask earnestly; to beseech; to petition or pray with urgency; to supplicate; to importune.
- To treat, or conduct toward; to deal with; to use.
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- "With Edge Tools", Hobart Chatfield-Taylor.
- "Man and Wife", Wilkie Collins.
" Mademoiselle," said the marquis, whose surprise, though he concealed it, was extreme, and who at once became a man of the great world, " I entreat you to believe that I take you to be a very noble person, full of the highest sentiments, or- a charming girl, as you please."- "The Chouans", Honore de Balzac.