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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 ?
Sire, we supplicate you, with clasped hands and bended knees, as a divinity is supplicated
Monsieur the Comte de la Fere," he cried, "I supplicate you
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.
I pray you let me be a mediator," cries the parson, "let me supplicate you.
cried Milady; "when I supplicate thee to pour upon this man the chastisement which is his due, thou knowest it is not my own vengeance I pursue, but the deliverance of a whole nation that I implore
A favorite hymn of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly known as Mormons) supplicates Christ for His help in "every hour'.