V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. to beg, plead, or beseech; 2. to request, as in prayer

Synonyms: beg, beseech, plead, entreat, request, pray, supplicate

Antonyms: demand

Tips: Implore comes from the Latin implorare, which means to "call upon with weeping." Implore is a more sophisticated way of saying "beg." (i.e: "I implore (beg) you to reconsider my application.")

Usage Examples:

With tears streaming down her cheeks, she implored him to forgive her. (begged, entreated)

Being a religious family, when they found out that their grandmother was ill, they implored God for mercy and healing. (pray, supplicate, beg)

I implore you to listen to my advice; you’ll be better off if you do. (beseech)

The boss implored her to reconsider her decision when she handed in her resignation. (begged, requested)

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