Supplicate Definition

sŭplĭ-kāt
supplicated, supplicates, supplicating
verb
To ask for humbly and earnestly, as by prayer.
Webster's New World
To make a humble request or supplication, esp. in prayer.
Webster's New World
To make a humble request of; petition earnestly.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Supplicate

  • Middle English supplicaten from Latin supplicāre supplicāt- from supplex supplic- suppliant supple

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

  • From the participle stem of Latin supplicāre, from sub- + plicāre "˜to bend'.

    From Wiktionary

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