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English adjective: pleading

1. pleading begging


Synonymsbeseeching, imploring


Similaradjuratory, importunate, mendicant, petitionary, precative, precatory, suppliant, supplicant, supplicatory


Antonymsimperative


English noun: pleading

1. pleading (communication) (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding


Broader (hypernym)statement


Narrower (hyponym)affirmative pleading, alternative pleading, answer, charge, complaint, complaint, defective pleading, demurrer, pleading in the alternative, rebuttal, rebutter, rejoinder, replication, special pleading, surrebuttal, surrebutter, surrejoinder


Part holonymbill of Particulars


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law









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