Definitions for beseechbɪˈsitʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

be•seechbɪˈsitʃ(v.)-sought; -seeched, -seech•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to implore urgently:

    They besought us to go at once.

  2. to beg eagerly for; solicit.

  3. (v.i.)to make urgent appeal.

Origin of beseech:

bef. 1100; ME bisechen, OE besēcan. See be-, seek


Princeton's WordNet

  1. bid, beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure(verb)

    ask for or request earnestly

    "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"


  1. beseech(Noun)

    A request.

  2. beseech(Verb)

    To beg or implore.

  3. Origin: From besechen, bisechen, assibilated variants of beseken, from *, equivalent to . Cognate with bezoeken, besuchen, besöka.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beseech(verb)

    to ask or entreat with urgency; to supplicate; to implore

  2. Beseech(noun)

    solicitation; supplication


  1. Beseech

    Beseech was the name of a gothic metal band from Borås, Sweden. The group has disbanded and have actually formed two other bands, TWDSO and The Mary Major.

Anagrams of beseech

  1. beeches

Translations for beseech

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to beg

Don't kill him; – I beseech you!

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