Thesaurus

entreats

verb
present tense third-person singular of entreat

Synonyms & Antonyms of entreats

to make a request to (someone) in an earnest or urgent manner
  • she began her letter by entreating me to forgive the belatedness of her reply

Synonyms for entreats

Words Related to entreats

Phrases Synonymous with entreats

Near Antonyms for entreats

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about entreats

Cite this Entry

“Entreats.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/entreats. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on entreats

Nglish: Translation of entreats for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of entreats for Arabic Speakers

Comments on entreats

What made you want to look up entreats? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!