Examples of beseech in a sentence
parishioners ardently beseeched the local bishop not to close their beloved church
Origin and Etymology of beseech
Middle English besechen, from be- + sechen to seek
First Known Use: 12th century
Synonym Discussion of beseech
BESEECH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of beseech for English Language Learners
: to beg (someone) for something : to ask (someone) in a serious and emotional way to do something
BESEECH Defined for Kids
Definition of beseech for Students
: to ask in a serious and emotional way We beseeched the king to let him live.
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