Definitions of plead

The word "plead" uses 5 letters: adelp.

PLEAD is playable in:

Words With Friends10
Scrabble US8
Scrabble UK8

- of Plead 2

v. t. - To argue in support of a claim, or in defense against the claim of another; to urge reasons for or against a thing; to attempt to persuade one by argument or supplication; to speak by way of persuasion; as, to plead for the life of a criminal; to plead with a judge or with a father. 2

v. t. - To present an answer, by allegation of fact, to the declaration of a plaintiff; to deny the plaintiff's declaration and demand, or to allege facts which show that ought not to recover in the suit; in a less strict sense, to make an allegation of fact in a cause; to carry on the allegations of the respective parties in a cause; to carry on a suit or plea. 2

v. t. - To contend; to struggle. 2

v. t. - To discuss, defend, and attempt to maintain by arguments or reasons presented to a tribunal or person having uthority to determine; to argue at the bar; as, to plead a cause before a court or jury. 2

v. t. - To allege or cite in a legal plea or defense, or for repelling a demand in law; to answer to an indictment; as, to plead usury; to plead statute of limitations; to plead not guilty. 2

v. t. - To allege or adduce in proof, support, or vendication; to offer in excuse; as, the law of nations may be pleaded in favor of the rights of ambassadors. 2

Direct anagrams of plead:

padle10 paled10 pedal10

Words formed by adding one letter before or after plead (in bold), or to adelp in any order:


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