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im·plore

 (ĭm-plôr′)
v. im·plored, im·plor·ing, im·plores
v.tr.
1. To appeal to in supplication; beseech: implored the tribunal to have mercy. See Synonyms at beg.
2. To beg for urgently: implored their advice in the matter.
v.intr.
To make an earnest appeal.

[Latin implōrāre : in-, toward; see in-2 + plōrāre, to weep.]

im′plo·ra′tion n.
im·plor′er n.
im·plor′ing·ly adv.

implore

(ɪmˈplɔː)
vb (tr)
1. to beg or ask (someone) earnestly (to do something); plead with; beseech
2. to ask earnestly or piteously for; supplicate; beg: to implore someone's mercy.
[C16: from Latin implōrāre, from im- + plōrāre to bewail]
ˌimploˈration n
imˈploratory adj
imˈplorer n
imˈploringly adv

im•plore

(ɪmˈplɔr, -ˈploʊr)

v. -plored, -plor•ing. v.t.
1. to beg urgently or piteously; beseech: They implored him to go.
2. to beg urgently or piteously for: implore forgiveness.
v.i.
3. to make urgent or piteous supplication.
[1530–40; < Latin implōrāre=im- im-1 + plōrāre to lament]
im•plor′ing•ly, adv.

implore


Past participle: implored
Gerund: imploring

Imperative
implore
implore
Present
I implore
you implore
he/she/it implores
we implore
you implore
they implore
Preterite
I implored
you implored
he/she/it implored
we implored
you implored
they implored
Present Continuous
I am imploring
you are imploring
he/she/it is imploring
we are imploring
you are imploring
they are imploring
Present Perfect
I have implored
you have implored
he/she/it has implored
we have implored
you have implored
they have implored
Past Continuous
I was imploring
you were imploring
he/she/it was imploring
we were imploring
you were imploring
they were imploring
Past Perfect
I had implored
you had implored
he/she/it had implored
we had implored
you had implored
they had implored
Future
I will implore
you will implore
he/she/it will implore
we will implore
you will implore
they will implore
Future Perfect
I will have implored
you will have implored
he/she/it will have implored
we will have implored
you will have implored
they will have implored
Future Continuous
I will be imploring
you will be imploring
he/she/it will be imploring
we will be imploring
you will be imploring
they will be imploring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been imploring
you have been imploring
he/she/it has been imploring
we have been imploring
you have been imploring
they have been imploring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been imploring
you will have been imploring
he/she/it will have been imploring
we will have been imploring
you will have been imploring
they will have been imploring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been imploring
you had been imploring
he/she/it had been imploring
we had been imploring
you had been imploring
they had been imploring
Conditional
I would implore
you would implore
he/she/it would implore
we would implore
you would implore
they would implore
Past Conditional
I would have implored
you would have implored
he/she/it would have implored
we would have implored
you would have implored
they would have implored
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.implore - call upon in supplicationimplore - call upon in supplication; entreat; "I beg you to stop!"
crave - plead or ask for earnestly
supplicate - ask humbly (for something); "He supplicated the King for clemency"
plead - appeal or request earnestly; "I pleaded with him to stop"
importune, insist - beg persistently and urgently; "I importune you to help them"

implore

verb beg, beseech, entreat, conjure, plead with, solicit, pray to, importune, crave of, supplicate, go on bended knee to 'Tell me what to do!' she implored him.

implore

verb
To make an earnest or urgent request:
Archaic: conjure.
Translations
يتوسَّل إلى
prositzapřísahat
bønfaldetrygle
grátbiîja um
maldaujamai
lūgtlūgties
zaprisahať
rotiti

implore

[ɪmˈplɔːʳ] VT [+ person] → suplicar, rogar; [+ forgiveness] → implorar
to implore sb to do sthsuplicar a algn que haga algo
I implore you!¡se lo suplico!

implore

[ɪmˈplɔːr] vtimplorer, supplier
I implore you, ... → je t'en supplie, ...
to implore sb to do sth → implorer qn de faire qch

implore

vt personanflehen, inständig bitten; forgiveness etcerbitten, erflehen; do it, I implore you!ich flehe Sie an, tun Sie es!

implore

[ɪmˈplɔːʳ] vt to implore sb (to do sth)implorare qn (di fare qc)
to implore sb's forgiveness → implorare il perdono di qn

implore

(imˈploː) verb
to ask earnestly. She implored her husband to give up his life of crime; She implored his forgiveness.
imˈploringly adverb
References in classic literature ?
It was just then that he received a letter from his wife, who implored him to see her, telling him how grieved she was about him and how she wished to devote her whole life to him.
His first act was to seek the Fairy under whose protection he had been placed, and he implored her to give him all the assistance of her art and counsel in this important matter.
He was in a pitiable state of terror, and he implored my protection.
Basilio and Quiteria having thus joined hands, the priest, deeply moved and with tears in his eyes, pronounced the blessing upon them, and implored heaven to grant an easy passage to the soul of the newly wedded man, who, the instant he received the blessing, started nimbly to his feet and with unparalleled effrontery pulled out the rapier that had been sheathed in his body.
I exhorted, I implored him by everything I thought might move him, to make some attempt for the preservation of those who had voluntarily sacrificed their lives for the sake of God.
He would have regarded such a thought as a great sin of pride; but the mother who brought the boy implored him insistently, falling at his feet and saying:
My mother followed me to the very door of my room with her questionings and advice concerning my health and my conduct; but I implored her to let me alone till morning; and she withdrew, and at length I had the satisfaction to hear her close her own door.
I implored again, and showed such a pious disposition, and so earnest a determination to behave well, that he gave in, and we went off very happily hand in hand.
All these years I have implored you to stop this foolish custom and husband your means, but all in vain.
Next day, when we were at dinner, I could maintain my patience no longer, and implored the princess to break her bonds, and return with me to the world which was lighted by the sun.
He entered through the window, and implored me to give him the money.
As soon I could speak, I implored her to tell me the whole truth about the woman whom I had supplanted.