[ pled ]

  1. a simple past tense and past participle of plead.

Words Nearby pled Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use pled in a sentence

  • Ministers who pled for its recognition exposed themselves to the censures of their brethren.

  • Peter of Colfax pled and threatened, commanded and coaxed, but all in vain.

    The Outlaw of Torn | Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • And it was now all in vain that Sholto pled with his master.

    The Black Douglas | S. R. Crockett
  • A hymn was given out, during which the superintendent pled with her to say a few words.

    The White Queen of Okoyong | W.P. Livingstone
  • And then out of the fulness of a heart that had suffered, I pled for the lives and homes of the settlers on our Plains frontier.

    The Price of the Prairie | Margaret Hill McCarter

British Dictionary definitions for pled


/ (plɛd) /

  1. Scots law, US a past tense and past participle of plead

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012