Petitioned
Petition Pe*ti"tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Petitioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Petitioning}.] To make a prayer or request to; to ask from; to solicit; to entreat; especially, to make a formal written supplication, or application to, as to any branch of the government; as, to petition the court; to petition the governor. [1913 Webster]

You have . . . petitioned all the gods for my prosperity. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • petitioned — pe·ti·tion || pɪ tɪʃn n. request, demand; plea, appeal v. submit a request; appeal, plead; entreat, solicit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Daughters of Zelophehad — The Daughters of Zelophehad (Hebrew: בְּנוֹת צְלָפְחָד‎) were five sisters in the Hebrew Bible who lived during the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt, and who raised before Moses the case of a woman s right and obligation to inherit property in …   Wikipedia

  • Freedom of religion in Israel — Israel has no constitution; however, the Basic Law on Human Dignity and Liberty provides for freedom of worship, and the Government generally respects this right in practice. Relations among religious and ethnic groups between Jews and non Jews,… …   Wikipedia

  • Jo Gwang-jo — Hangul 조광조 Hanja 趙光祖 Revised Romanization …   Wikipedia

  • petition — I n. 1) to circulate; file, present a petition 2) to grant a petition 3) to withdraw a petition 4) to deny, reject a petition 5) a petition about; against; for II v. 1) (D; intr., tr.) to petition for (to petition for a new trial; they petitioned …   Combinatory dictionary

  • History of Massachusetts — Flag of Massachusetts Massachusetts was first colonized by principally English Europeans in the early 17th century, and became the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the 18th century. Prior to English colonization of the area, it was inhabited by a …   Wikipedia

  • New Orleans — • Archdiocese in the southern United States Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. New Orleans     New Orleans     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Murmansk Okrug — (Russian: Мурманский округ, Murmansky okrug) was an administrative division (an okrug) of the Russian SFSR, Soviet Union, which existed in 1927–1938. Contents 1 Creation 2 Administrative territorial changes 2.1 1926 …   Wikipedia

  • United States Constitution — P …   Wikipedia

  • United States – Canada softwood lumber dispute — The United States – Canada softwood lumber dispute is one of the most significant and enduring trade disputes in modern history. The dispute has had its biggest effect on British Columbia, the major Canadian exporter of softwood lumber to the… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”