Definitions for pleadplid
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pleadplid(v.)plead•ed; pled, plead•ing.
(v.i.)to appeal or entreat earnestly; beg:
to plead for time.
to use arguments or persuasions.
to afford an argument or appeal:
His youth pleads for him.
to make any allegation or plea in an action at law. (of a defendant) to answer a charge. to address a court as an advocate. to prosecute a suit or action at law.
(v.t.)to allege or urge in defense, justification, or excuse:
to plead ignorance.
to argue (a cause) before a court. to allege formally in a court action. to allege or cite as a defense.
Origin of plead:
1200–50; ME plaiden < OF plaid(i)er to go to law, plead < early ML placitāre to litigate, der. of L placitum opinion. See plea
appeal or request earnestly
"I pleaded with him to stop"
offer as an excuse or plea
"She was pleading insanity"
enter a plea, as in courts of law
"She pleaded not guilty"
make an allegation in an action or other legal proceeding, especially answer the previous pleading of the other party by denying facts therein stated or by alleging new facts
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to state if you are guilty or not guilty in a court of law
Do you plead guilty or not guilty?
to ask emotionally for sth you want very much
She pleaded with them not to leave her alone.; He pled for his life.
To present an argument, especially in a legal case.
The defendant has decided to plead not guilty.
To beg, beseech, or implore.
to argue in support of a claim, or in defense against the claim of another; to urge reasons for or against a thing; to attempt to persuade one by argument or supplication; to speak by way of persuasion; as, to plead for the life of a criminal; to plead with a judge or with a father
to present an answer, by allegation of fact, to the declaration of a plaintiff; to deny the plaintiff's declaration and demand, or to allege facts which show that ought not to recover in the suit; in a less strict sense, to make an allegation of fact in a cause; to carry on the allegations of the respective parties in a cause; to carry on a suit or plea
to contend; to struggle
to discuss, defend, and attempt to maintain by arguments or reasons presented to a tribunal or person having uthority to determine; to argue at the bar; as, to plead a cause before a court or jury
to allege or cite in a legal plea or defense, or for repelling a demand in law; to answer to an indictment; as, to plead usury; to plead statute of limitations; to plead not guilty
to allege or adduce in proof, support, or vendication; to offer in excuse; as, the law of nations may be pleaded in favor of the rights of ambassadors
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'plead' in Verbs Frequency: #766
Translations for plead
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(of a prisoner) to answer a charge, saying whether one is guilty or not
`How does the prisoner plead?' `He pleads guilty.'
- يَترافَع أمام القَضاءArabic
- declarar-sePortuguese (BR)
- hájit se; přiznat seCzech
- erklære sigDanish
- απαντώ στο κατηγορητήριοGreek
- declararse, alegarSpanish
- süüdistusele vastamaEstonian
- قبول یا رد کردنFarsi
- käyttää puhevaltaaFinnish
- याचना करनाHindi
- braniti seCroatian
- ... vallja magátHungarian
- lÿsa sig sekan/saklausanIcelandic
- 답변하다, 항변하다Korean
- atsakytiį kaltinimą, (ne)prisipažintiLithuanian
- (tiesā) atzīties; atzīt savu vainuLatvian
- membuat akuanMalay
- erkjenne seg (ikke) skyldigNorwegian
- odpowiadać na zarzutPolish
- قبول یا رد کردنPersian
- منل يا نه منلPashto
- a pledaRomanian
- (не) признавать себя виновнымRussian
- hájiť sa; priznať saSlovak
- izjasniti se pred sudomSerbian
- plädera, genmälaSwedish
- beyan etmekTurkish
- 主張(被告主張有罪或無罪)Chinese (Trad.)
- відповідати на обвинуваченняUkrainian
- صفائي پيش کرناUrdu
- bào chữaVietnamese
- 答辩Chinese (Simp.)
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