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1 petition

A formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority.

synonyms: postulation, request.

Roget 765: request, requisition; claim etc. (demand) 741; petition, suit, prayer; begging letter, round robin.    motion, overture, ... show more

Dutch: vraag, aanvraag, petitie, petitionnement, rekest, smeekschrift, verzoek, verzoekschrift

2 petition

Reverent petition to a deity.

synonyms: orison, prayer.

Roget 990: worship, adoration, devotion, aspiration, homage, service, humiliation; kneeling, genuflection, prostration.    prayer, invocation, supplication, rogation, ... show more

Dutch: gebed, bede, petitie, petitionnement, smeekbede, supplicatie, voorbede


1 petition

Write a petition for something to somebody; request formally and in writing.

Roget 765: request, ask; beg, crave, sue, pray, petition, solicit, invite, pop the question, make bold to ask; beg leave, beg a boon; ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Angelus, Ave, Ave Maria, Hail Mary, Kyrie Eleison, Paternoster, address, aid prayer, appeal, appeal to, application, apply for, apply to, ask, asking, beadroll, beads, beg, beseech, beseechment ... show more.

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