supplicate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the participle stem of Latin supplicāre, from sub- + plicāre ‘to bend’.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

supplicate (third-person singular simple present supplicates, present participle supplicating, simple past and past participle supplicated)

  1. (transitive) To humble oneself before (another) in making a request; to beg or beseech.
  2. (transitive) To entreat for; to ask for earnestly and humbly.
    to supplicate blessings on Christian efforts to spread the gospel
  3. (transitive) To address in prayer; to entreat as a supplicant.
    to supplicate the Deity
  4. (intransitive, Oxford University) To request that an academic degree is awarded at a ceremony.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

supplicate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of supplicare
  2. second-person plural imperative of supplicare
  3. feminine plural of supplicato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

supplicāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of supplicō