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See definition of petitioning on Dictionary.com
  • as inrequesting
  • as insoliciting

synonyms for petitioning

  • demanding
  • seeking
  • soliciting
  • wanting
  • wishing
  • calling for
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How to use petitioning in a sentence

People began to get fidgety, and started petitioning their representatives in government to Do Something.
OLD FRIENDS ARE THE BESTJACK SHARKEY
For the very act of petitioning is an act of subjection; it is an acknowledgment of God's power.
ON PRAYER AND THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIFEST. THOMAS AQUINAS
The course of petitioning and respectful remonstrances was therefore persevered in, but all to no purpose.
ORIGIN OF THE ANGLO-BOER WAR REVEALED (2ND ED.)C. H. THOMAS
Most certainly a meeting for the purpose of petitioning is not, and (unless by its own folly) never can be, found unlawful.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXLII. VOL. LV. APRIL, 1844VARIOUS
The Croats replied by petitioning the Emperor to separate their country completely from Hungary.
THE BIRTH OF YUGOSLAVIA, VOLUME 1HENRY BAERLEIN
By petitioning your aunt, as soon as you receive a letter, to make you go without your dinner till you have answered it.
THE DOMESTIC LIFE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON COMPILED FROM FAMILY LETTERS AND REMINISCENCESSARAH N. RANDOLPH
Sekhti stayed the whole day petitioning Hemti, but he would not give ear unto him.
EGYPTIAN TALES, FIRST SERIES, IVTH TO XIITH DYNASTYW. M. FLINDERS PETRIE
In petitioning or saluting any great man, they used to lay their hands upon his knees.
THE ESSAYS OF MONTAIGNE, COMPLETEMICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
The Co-Hong frequently co-operated with us, recommended our petitioning, and even themselves made a draft paper.
THE 'FAN KWAE' AT CANTON BEFORE TREATY DAYS 1825-1844WILLIAM C. HUNTER
Instead of going forward, we shall go backward, or be perpetually quarreling or ridiculously petitioning.
JUNIUS UNMASKEDJOEL MOODY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PETITIONING

  • calling for
  • demanding
  • petitioning
  • seeking
  • soliciting
  • wanting
  • wishing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.