Definition of Pray

1. Verb. Address a deity, a prophet, a saint or an object of worship; say a prayer. "Pray to the Lord"

Generic synonyms: Commune
Derivative terms: Prayer, Prayer, Prayer, Prayer



2. Verb. Call upon in supplication; entreat. "They pray to move "; "I beg you to stop!"
Exact synonyms: Beg, Implore
Specialized synonyms: Crave, Supplicate, Importune, Insist
Generic synonyms: Plead
Also: Beg Off
Derivative terms: Beggary

Definition of Pray

1. n. & v. See Pry.

2. v. i. To make request with earnestness or zeal, as for something desired; to make entreaty or supplication; to offer prayer to a deity or divine being as a religious act; specifically, to address the Supreme Being with adoration, confession, supplication, and thanksgiving.

3. v. t. To address earnest request to; to supplicate; to entreat; to implore; to beseech.

Definition of Pray

1. Verb. To petition or solicit help from a supernatural or higher being. ¹

2. Verb. To humbly beg a person for aid or their time. ¹

3. Verb. (religion Christianity Judaism Islam) to talk to God for any reason. ¹

4. Adverb. please; used to make a polite request. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pray

1. to address prayers to [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pray

prawning
prawnlike
prawns
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