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sup·pli·cate

 (sŭp′lĭ-kāt′)
v. sup·pli·cat·ed, sup·pli·cat·ing, sup·pli·cates
v.tr.
1. To ask for humbly or earnestly, as by praying.
2. To make a humble entreaty to; beseech.
v.intr.
To make a humble, earnest petition; beg.

[Middle English supplicaten, from Latin supplicāre, supplicāt-, from supplex, supplic-, suppliant; see supple.]

sup′pli·ca′tion n.
sup′pli·ca·to′ry (-kə-tôr′ē) adj.

supplicate

(ˈsʌplɪˌkeɪt)
vb
1. to make a humble request to (someone); plead
2. (tr) to ask for or seek humbly
[C15: from Latin supplicāre to beg on one's knees; see supple]
ˈsuppliˌcatory adj

sup•pli•cate

(ˈsʌp lɪˌkeɪt)

v. -cat•ed, -cat•ing. v.i.
1. to make humble and earnest entreaty.
v.t.
2. to pray humbly to; entreat or petition humbly.
3. to ask for by humble entreaty.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin supplicātus, past participle of supplicāre, derivative of supplex (see supple); see -ate1]
sup`pli•ca′tion, n.
sup′pli•ca•to`ry (-kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.

supplicate


Past participle: supplicated
Gerund: supplicating

Imperative
supplicate
supplicate
Present
I supplicate
you supplicate
he/she/it supplicates
we supplicate
you supplicate
they supplicate
Preterite
I supplicated
you supplicated
he/she/it supplicated
we supplicated
you supplicated
they supplicated
Present Continuous
I am supplicating
you are supplicating
he/she/it is supplicating
we are supplicating
you are supplicating
they are supplicating
Present Perfect
I have supplicated
you have supplicated
he/she/it has supplicated
we have supplicated
you have supplicated
they have supplicated
Past Continuous
I was supplicating
you were supplicating
he/she/it was supplicating
we were supplicating
you were supplicating
they were supplicating
Past Perfect
I had supplicated
you had supplicated
he/she/it had supplicated
we had supplicated
you had supplicated
they had supplicated
Future
I will supplicate
you will supplicate
he/she/it will supplicate
we will supplicate
you will supplicate
they will supplicate
Future Perfect
I will have supplicated
you will have supplicated
he/she/it will have supplicated
we will have supplicated
you will have supplicated
they will have supplicated
Future Continuous
I will be supplicating
you will be supplicating
he/she/it will be supplicating
we will be supplicating
you will be supplicating
they will be supplicating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been supplicating
you have been supplicating
he/she/it has been supplicating
we have been supplicating
you have been supplicating
they have been supplicating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been supplicating
you will have been supplicating
he/she/it will have been supplicating
we will have been supplicating
you will have been supplicating
they will have been supplicating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been supplicating
you had been supplicating
he/she/it had been supplicating
we had been supplicating
you had been supplicating
they had been supplicating
Conditional
I would supplicate
you would supplicate
he/she/it would supplicate
we would supplicate
you would supplicate
they would supplicate
Past Conditional
I would have supplicated
you would have supplicated
he/she/it would have supplicated
we would have supplicated
you would have supplicated
they would have supplicated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.supplicate - ask humbly (for something); "He supplicated the King for clemency"
supplicate - ask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer; "supplicate God's blessing"
supplicate - make a humble, earnest petition; "supplicate for permission"
beg, implore, pray - call upon in supplication; entreat; "I beg you to stop!"
2.supplicate - make a humble, earnest petition; "supplicate for permission"
petition - write a petition for something to somebody; request formally and in writing
supplicate - ask humbly (for something); "He supplicated the King for clemency"
3.supplicate - ask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer; "supplicate God's blessing"
call for, request, bespeak, quest - express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"
supplicate - ask humbly (for something); "He supplicated the King for clemency"

supplicate

verb
1. To make an earnest or urgent request:
Archaic: conjure.
2. To offer a reverent petition to God or a god:
Translations

supplicate

[ˈsʌplɪkeɪt] VT, VIsuplicar

supplicate

vt (form)flehen
References in classic literature ?
Too proud to supplicate or seek explanation, he threw himself at once into a whirl of fashionable society, and in a fortnight from the time of the fatal letter was the accepted lover of the reigning belle of the season; and as soon as arrangements could be made, he became the husband of a fine figure, a pair of bright dark eyes, and a hundred thousand dollars; and, of course, everybody thought him a happy fellow.
For the love of Heaven, of justice, of generosity, of the honour of your noble name, I supplicate you, Monsieur heretofore the Marquis, to succour and release me.
Monsieur the Comte de la Fere," he cried, "I supplicate you
His whole person was so bespattered with the like filthy missiles, that he had almost a mind to ride back, and supplicate for the threatened ablution at the town pump; for, though not meant in kindness, it would now have been a deed of charity.
2] Caskets of buried jewels, chests of ingots, and barrels of outlandish coins seemed to court him from their concealments, and supplicate him to relieve them from their untimely graves.
A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them; a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg; and a number of the like.
TEHRAN (FNA)- "The rights of the Muslim upon the Muslim are six", as Messenger of Allah said, "When you meet a Muslim, give him the greeting of peace, when he invites you, respond to his invitation, when he seeks your advice, advise him, when he sneezes and praises Allah, supplicate for mercy upon him, when he becomes ills, visit him, and when he dies follow him to his grave.
I denounce in strongest terms this terror attack, supplicate to Almighty Allah to bestow His mercy and forgiveness on the martyrs of duty and I wish loyal security men who sustained injuries a fast recovery.
On Sunday, actor Anoop Chandran reminded artistes not to supplicate before religious and community leaders.
When you feel like you cannot do it anymore, pray and supplicate to Allah and read the Qur'an: It will uplift your spirits.
Then he said: 'You have complained of drought in your areas and of delay in receiving rain at the beginning of its season, but you have been ordered by Allah to supplicate to Him and He has promised that He would answer your prayers'.
It's time to practice patience, tolerance, perform good deeds, and supplicate unto Almighty Lord for forgiveness.