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See definition of pleaded on Dictionary.com
  • verbbeg, request
  • verbpresent a defense

synonyms for pleaded

  • appeal
  • ask
  • petition
  • pray
  • solicit
  • beseech
  • crave
  • crawl
  • entreat
  • implore
  • importune
  • supplicate
  • cop a plea
  • entreaty
  • make up for
  • square things

antonyms for pleaded

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  • refuse
  • answer
  • decide
  • punish
  • reply
  • sentence
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How to use pleaded in a sentence

Whether they had ever, at different times, pleaded for or against the same cause, and cited precedents to prove contrary opinions?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
"Take me back, Jack; take me back to Mrs. Haggard's at once," the poor little woman had pleaded to the parson.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
"I didn't notice you was in the middle of a word, Elmer, really I didn't," pleaded old Mr. Nummler.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
When he discovered the monster who was planning this crime, he pleaded so eloquently that pussys life was saved.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Many a time and oft had she pleaded, with tears, to the remorseless girl who looked so soft and yielding.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
McKettrick spluttered and stormed and pleaded, but Wangen was firm and gave but one answer.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
But the little fellow pleaded, looking up into Haggard's face with his big brown eyes.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Reginald Haggard's wife pleaded with the girl; she argued, she entreated, but she never threatened.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
"Please don't get our talk back where it was before," pleaded Helen, as they stepped out on the porch and Lowell said good-bye.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
And so mother and daughter in Mr. Wilding's absence pleaded his cause with his refractory bride-elect.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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