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Definition of implore verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (formal or literary)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they implore
    he / she / it implores
    past simple implored
    -ing form imploring
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  1. 1to ask someone to do something in an anxious way because you want or need it very much synonym beg, beseech
  2. 2 implore somebody to do something She implored him to stay. implore (somebody) + speech “Help me,” he implored. implore somebody Tell me it's true. I implore you.
adjective She gave him an imploring look.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: implore