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Synonyms for petition

Synonyms for petition

an application to a higher authority, as for sanction or a decision

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to bring an appeal or request, for example, to the attention of

to make application to a higher authority, as to a court of law

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to ask for employment, acceptance, or admission

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Synonyms for petition

a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority

write a petition for something to somebody

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Nawaz had first petitioned the apex court with the request on October 13.
Last year, after reports hinted that Bieber has signed up for a trip to space, Canadian citizen David Sanftenberg petitioned Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic to leave Bieber in space.
A state parolee petitioned for habeas corpus relief alleging that his parole revocation hearing was not timely and that a warden had improperly rescinded his good time credits.