verb (used with object), im·pe·trat·ed, im·pe·trat·ing.
to obtain by entreaty.
to entreat; ask for.
Origin of impetrate
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Related Words for impetrateurge, sue, implore, pray, beseech, beg, ask, seek, solicit, plead, force, claim, question, require, request, stipulate, expect, challenge, press, appeal
to supplicate or entreat for, esp by prayer
to obtain by prayer
Word Origin for impetrate
C16: from Latin impetrāre to procure by entreaty, from -petrāre, from patrāre to bring to pass, of uncertain origin; perhaps related to Latin pater a father
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