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Synonyms for plead

Synonyms for plead

to make an earnest or urgent request

Words related to plead

offer as an excuse or plea

enter a plea, as in courts of law

make an allegation in an action or other legal proceeding, especially answer the previous pleading of the other party by denying facts therein stated or by alleging new facts

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Dennis Doty, 49, of Murphysboro, pleaded guilty to battery, a Class A misdemeanor.
Paul Telford, 33, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to stealing steaks, worth PS40, from Marks & Spencer on March 16 and breaching his bail on March 30.
Samuel Rego, 19, of Ullswater Avenue, Roath, Cardiff, pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis and was given a 12-month conditional discharge, ordered to pay PS85 to the CPS and a PS15 victim surcharge.
Gemma Bond, 30, of Engleton Road, Radford, pleaded guilty to drink-driving.
A 16-year-old boy from Quinton pleaded guilty to trespassing Sainsbury's and stealing two bottles of fizzy drinks worth pounds 2.
1 : to ask for in a serious and emotional way : beg <I pleaded for help.
MOORPARK -- The owners of an escaped tiger that roamed eastern Ventura County for nearly a month until it was shot near an elementary school pleaded guilty Monday to obstructing justice under a deal with federal prosecutors.
Pleaded guilty to allowing his premises to be used to produce amphetamine Ian Kilner, 52, of Hatfield Road, Southport.
Morgenthau announced that six people and one corporation have pleaded guilty to racketeering charges and related crimes in the theft of millions of dollars from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 1995--A Newton man pleaded guilty today in federal court to violations of federal racketeering, loansharking and money laundering laws.
11/20: Lester Kyle, 33, of Murphysboro, pleaded guilty to theft, a Class 3 felony.
A summary of cases heard at North Tyneside Magistrates' Court from November 7-15: Geoffrey Bradwell, 55, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to damaging the window of The Methodist Church, in Elton Street, Wallsend He was discharged conditionally for 12 months and ordered to pay PS250 compensation.
The following cases were heard at Cardiff Magistrates' Court:| Hayley Louise Hodder, 32, of Custom House Street, Cardiff, pleaded guilty to breaching a community order.
2 season opener against Utah after both pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault Tuesday in connection to a February altercation.