Entreat Definition

ĕn-trēt
entreated, entreating, entreats
verb
entreated, entreating, entreats
To make an earnest request of (someone).
American Heritage
To behave toward; treat.
Webster's New World
To speak or write (of)
Webster's New World
To ask earnestly; beg; beseech; implore.
Webster's New World
To make an earnest appeal; plead.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
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noun

Alternative form of entreaty.

Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Entreat

Noun

Singular:
entreat
Plural:
entreats

Origin of Entreat

  • Middle English entreten from Anglo-Norman entreter en- causative pref. en–1 treter to treat treat

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman entretier, from Old French entraiter, from en- + traiter.

    From Wiktionary

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