What does implore mean?

Definitions for implore
ɪmˈplɔr, -ˈploʊrim·plore

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beg, implore, prayverb

    call upon in supplication; entreat

    "I beg you to stop!"

Wiktionary

  1. imploreverb

    To beg for, to entreat urgently or earnestly.

    Etymology: French implorer, imploro.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imploreverb

    to call upon, or for, in supplication; to beseech; to prey to, or for, earnestly; to petition with urency; to entreat; to beg; -- followed directly by the word expressing the thing sought, or the person from whom it is sought

  2. Imploreverb

    to entreat; to beg; to prey

  3. Implorenoun

    imploration

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Implore

    im-plōr′, v.t. to ask earnestly: to beg.—ns. Implorā′tion; Implor′ātor (Shak.), one who implores or entreats.—adj. Implor′atory.—n. Implor′er (Spens.), one who implores.—adv. Implor′ingly, in an imploring manner. [Fr.,—L. implorārein, in, plorāre, to weep aloud.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of implore in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of implore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of implore in a Sentence

  1. John Comenius:

    To hate a man because he was born in another country, because he speaks a different language, or because he takes a different view of this subject or that, is a great folly. Desist, I implore you, for we are all equally human...Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity.

  2. Mitch Carmichael:

    It’s incredibly disappointing; you hear the people chanting from up in the galleries being disrespectful to the process and so forth, i think it’s being disrespectful to our students, to our parents, to all those associated with providing an education to our students. It’s imperative that the teachers of our schools get back to work, and we implore them to do so.

  3. Chief Cameron:

    I would like to say this on a closing note, president Joe Biden, if you are listening, we implore you and we advise you to work with our brothers and sisters in the United States, because there are many unmarked graves in your country. Work with those chiefs and councils and survivors to help give those bodies a proper burial.

  4. Anies Baswedan:

    We're preparing ways to anticipate all possibilities that could happen in the city, we implore people of Jakarta to not leave Jakarta, especially for their home towns.

  5. George Healy:

    We implore you: Tell your children, the ice is not safe, it’s not gonna support your weight. And there can be tragic consequences.

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    the official who holds an office
    • A. incumbent
    • B. adscripted
    • C. ultimo
    • D. appellative

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