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Synonyms for pleading

Synonyms for (noun) pleading

Synonyms: pleading Definition: (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding

Similar words: statement Definition: a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc Usage: according to his statement he was in London on that day

Synonyms for (adjective) pleading

Synonyms: pleading, beseeching, imploring Definition: begging

Similar words: adjuratory Definition: earnestly or solemnly entreating Usage: in adjuratory terms

Similar words: importunate Definition: expressing earnest entreaty Usage: an importunate job applicant

Similar words: mendicant Definition: practicing beggary Usage: mendicant friars

Similar words: petitionary Definition: of the nature of or expressing a petition Usage: the petitionary procedure had a quality of indecisiveness

Similar words: precative, precatory Definition: expressing entreaty or supplication Usage: precatory overtures

Similar words: suppliant, supplicant, supplicatory Definition: humbly entreating Usage: a suppliant sinner seeking forgiveness