verb (used with object), be·sought or be·seeched, be·seech·ing.
verb (used without object), be·sought or be·seeched, be·seech·ing.
Origin of beseech
Synonyms for beseech
Related Words for besoughtimplore, sue, invoke, pray, importune, entreat, crave, solicit, plead, ask, supplicate, appeal, adjure, petition
Examples from the Web for besought
Historical Examples of besought
She had re-appeared; it was she herself who now sobbed and besought him to be tender and merciful.The Dream
A friendly federal judge was besought to stop me by an injunction.Government by the Brewers?
He snatched my hand, and besought me not to leave him in displeasure.Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9)
Soon it was I who besought the Count to fly—to leave me—to see me no more.
Then in lowered tones she besought him to be quiet and to let her alone.
verb -seeches, -seeching, -sought or -seeched
Word Origin for beseech
Middle English besohte, past tense and past participle of beseech.