Synonyms of plead in English:

plead


See definition of plead

verb

1‘he had pleaded with her to stay’

SYNONYMS

beg, entreat, beseech, implore, appeal to, petition, supplicate, importune, pray to, request, ask earnestly, call on, adjure

apply to, solicit

rare obsecrate

2‘his accomplice pleaded ignorance’

SYNONYMS

claim, use as an excuse, assert, allege

argue, state, present, put forward