entreat Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “entreat” in the English Dictionary

"entreat" in British English

See all translations

entreatverb [T]

uk   /ɪnˈtriːt/  us   /ɪnˈtriːt/
to try very hard to persuade someone to do something: [+ to infinitive] We would spend every meal time entreating the child to eat her vegetables.
(Definition of entreat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “entreat”
in Spanish suplicar…
in Vietnamese khẩn khoản…
in Malaysian merayu…
in Thai อ้อนวอน…
in French supplier…
in German dringend bitten…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恳求, 乞求, 请求…
in Turkish yalvarmak, iknaya çabalamak…
in Russian умолять…
in Indonesian mengimbau…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懇求, 乞求, 請求…
in Polish błagać…
What is the pronunciation of entreat?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day

spaceship

(especially in stories) a vehicle used for travel in space

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More