Impetrate
Impetrate Im"pe*trate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impetrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impetrating}.] To obtain by request or entreaty. --Usher. [1913 Webster]

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  • Impetrate — Im pe*trate, a. [L. impetratus, p. p. of impetrare to obtain; pref. im in + patrare to bring to pass.] Obtained by entreaty. [Obs.] Ld. Herbert. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impetrate — index call (appeal to), importune, pray, press (beseech), request Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • impetrate — [im′pə trāt΄] vt. impetrated, impetrating [< L impetratus, pp. of impetrare, to accomplish < in , intens. + patrare, to accomplish < pater, FATHER] 1. to get by request or entreaty 2. Rare to implore; ask for impetration n …   English World dictionary

  • impetrate — transitive verb ( trated; trating) Etymology: Latin impetratus, past participle of impetrare, from in + patrare to accomplish more at perpetrate Date: circa 1534 1. to obtain by request or entreaty 2. to ask for ; entreat • impetration noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • impetrate — impetration, n. impetrative, impetratory /im pi treuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. impetrator, n. /im pi trayt /, v.t., impetrated, impetrating. 1. to obtain by entreaty. 2. to entreat; ask for. [1525 35; < L impetratus ptp. of impetrare to obtain by… …   Universalium

  • impetrate — verb to obtain something by asking for it …   Wiktionary

  • impetrate — im·pe·trate …   English syllables

  • impetrate — /ˈɪmpətreɪt/ (say impuhtrayt) verb (t) (impetrated, impetrating) 1. to obtain by entreaty. 2. Rare to entreat, or ask urgently for. {Latin impetrātus, past participle, obtained by request} –impetration /ɪmpəˈtreɪʃən/ (say impuh trayshuhn), noun… …   Australian English dictionary

  • impetrate —   v.t. ask for; obtaining by asking.    ♦ impetration, n.    ♦ impetrator, n.    ♦ impetrative, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • impetrate — ˈimpə.ˌtrāt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin impetratus, past participle of impetrare, from in in (II) + petrare (from patrare to accomplish) more at perpetrate 1. : to obtain by request or entreaty : p …   Useful english dictionary

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