verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of pray
OTHER WORDS FROM praypray·ing·ly, adverboutpray, verb (used with object)un·pray·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for pray
We have, for example, successfully used Zoom to show a group of kids across Florida live large Eastern Hercules beetles, praying mantises and giant katydids.Insects can be the ultimate teaching tool for kids|By Kawahara, Ennes & Markee/The Conversation|November 20, 2020|Popular Science
Balvin performed “Rojo” — with a bleeding heart“My heart breaks, and I pray for the world,” Balvin said in Spanish before performing “Rojo,” from his album “Colores.”Latin Grammys 2020: 5 things you missed, from Bad Bunny’s performance to Pitbull honoring front-line workers|Bethonie Butler|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Still, my husband and I made our concerns known and prayed for the best.Distance learning was a disaster. So I decided to teach my daughter myself.|Tracey Lewis-Giggetts|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
A lot of people pray to be in this position, and I’m not going to take it for granted.On quiet night for NBA draft lottery selections, Anthony Edwards goes No. 1 to Timberwolves|Ben Golliver, Des Bieler|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
I prayed if I ever got married, I wanted my kids to go to school.Lucille Bridges, who stood by daughter Ruby through school desegregation, dies at 86|Emily Langer|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
He prays for a miracle and gets it in the form of a snow day, giving him an extra 24 hours to study.
A shot of her lying in bed next to Amber face-to-face as she prays to God to guide them to improve themselves is heartbreaking.
In the face of his enemies, he prays that God might forgive them.
“I sincerely hope this woman is flattened by a lorry,” prays another.When Fame Is the Reason for Abortion, Does That Make It Wrong?|Tauriq Moosa|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In New York, Bill de Blasio demands higher taxes and more spending, but prays for safe streets.
"May Heaven protect him now," prays Nedda for her lover, while Tonio chuckles.The Complete Opera Book|Gustav Kobb
She was the woman who prays, and the many sad petitions of the past years were being answered at last.The Shuttle|Frances Hodgson Burnett
He prays without ceasing, not by uttering without cessation the language of prayer, but by living holily.Aurelian|William Ware
What duty can be more binding on us than to pray for her that prays not for herself?The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Samuel|W. G. Blaikie
Before one dares drink of it, he prays to the water, else he may bring illness on himself for irreverence.