Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb pray

2 senses of pray

Sense 1
pray -- (address a deity, a prophet, a saint or an object of worship; say a prayer; "pray to the Lord")
       => commune -- (communicate intimately with; be in a state of heightened, intimate receptivity; "He seemed to commune with nature")

Sense 2
beg, implore, pray -- (call upon in supplication; entreat; "I beg you to stop!")
       => plead -- (appeal or request earnestly; "I pleaded with him to stop")

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