- 1to ask someone to do something in a serious and often emotional way synonym beg synonym implore
- 2 entreat somebody Please help me, I entreat you. entreat somebody to do something She entreated him not to go. entreat (somebody) + speech “Please don't go,” she entreated (him).
NAmE//ɪnˈtrit//(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they entreat
he / she / it entreats
past simple entreated
-ing form entreating