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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.
Many of the topics are very broad (Human Rights, Economy, Foreign Affairs, among others), so in effect, nearly any subject can be petitioned. Petitioners are asked to assign up to three topics to their petitions.
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for habeas corpus relief alleging that his parole revocation hearing was not timely and that a warden had improperly rescinded his good time credits.