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 (adj) 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

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