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pled, past participle; pleading, present participle; pleads, 3rd person singular present; pled, past tense; pleaded, past participle; pleaded, past tense;
  1. Make an emotional appeal
    • - they pleaded with Carol to come home again
    • - “Don't go,” she pleaded
    • - Anne pleaded to go with her
  2. Present and argue for (a position), esp. in court or in another public context
    • - using cheap melodrama to plead the case for three prisoners
  3. Address a court as an advocate on behalf of a party

  4. State formally in court whether one is guilty or not guilty of the offense with which one is charged
    • - he pleaded guilty to the drug charge
  5. Invoke (a reason or a point of law) as an accusation or defense
    • - on trial for attempted murder, she pleaded self-defense
  6. Offer or present as an excuse for doing or not doing something
    • - he pleaded family commitments as a reason for not attending

  1. appeal or request earnestly; "I pleaded with him to stop"
  2. offer as an excuse or plea; "She was pleading insanity"
  3. enter a plea, as in courts of law; "She pleaded not guilty"
  4. 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
  5. (pleading) (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
  6. (pleading) beseeching: begging
  7. (Pleading (Elgar)) "Pleading" is a poem written by Arthur L. Salmon, and set to music by the English composer Edward Elgar in 1908, as his Op.48.
  8. (Pleading (United States)) Pleading in United States Federal courts is governed by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
  9. (Plea) In legal terms, a plea is simply an answer to a claim made by someone in a civil or criminal case under common law using the adversary system. ...
  10. (Plea (insect)) Pleidae, the pygmy backswimmers, is a family of aquatic insects in the order Hemiptera (infraorder Nepomorpha, or "true water bugs"). There are 37 species in three genera, distributed across most of the world, except the polar regions and remote oceanic islands.Zack et al. (2007)
  11. (The Plea) The Plea are a Ballyliffin, Ireland based Indie/Rock quartet. They were the first band signed to Apollo Records (An Indie/Rock offshoot of Belgian Dance/Techno label R&S Records, who signed acts such as Aphex Twin)
  12. (The Plea (Dynasty)) The following is a complete list of episodes for the 1980s television series Dynasty, in broadcast order.
  13. To present an argument, especially in a legal case; To beg, beseech, or implore
  14. (pleading) a document filed in a lawsuit; Of or pertaining to that which pleads
  15. (plea) An appeal, petition, urgent prayer or entreaty; An excuse; an apology; That which is alleged or pleaded, in defense or in justification; That which is alleged by a party in support of his cause; An allegation of fact in a cause, as distinguished from a demurrer; The defendant’s answer ...
  16. (Pleading) Formal written application to the court for relief and the written response for it. Pleadings include petitions, answers, counterclaims, replies and motions.
  17. (Pleading) Formal written allegations by the parties in a lawsuit of their respective claims and defense presented for the judgement of the court.
  18. (Pleading) Any document filed with the court which seeks action by the court.
  19. (Pleading) this refers to the youth entering a plea in a case. A “not guilty” plea will result in the case going to adjudication and a “guilty” plea will result in a waiver of a right to trial.
  20. (Pleading) A written statement setting out a cause of action or a defense of a legal case.
  21. (Pleading) a formal written statement of exactly what a party wants the court to do in a lawsuit or court action.
  22. (Pleading) A legal document in which a party sets forth a claim, response, or request. Examples are notices of action by administrative agencies, complaints , and requests for hearings.
  23. (Pleading) A legal document setting out either a claim or a defence to a claim. Usually, the pleadings consist of the Notice of Family Claim, Response to Family Claim and Counterclaim. See “Counterclaim,” “Notice of Family Claim” and “Response to Family Claim.”
  24. (Pleading) Pleader must allege and prove not only that person sought to be estopped made misleading statements and representations but that pleader actually believed and relied on them and was misled to his injury thereby. Stenolind Oil & Gas Co. v. Milos Oil Co., Tex.Civ.App., 173 S.W.2d 342, 345.
  25. (Pleading) a statement made by a party that sets forth their factual and legal claims or that denies those claims.