Impetrating
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, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impetrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impetrating}.] To obtain by request or entreaty. Usher. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impetrated — Impetrate Im pe*trate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impetrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impetrating}.] To obtain by request or entreaty. Usher. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impetration — Im pe*tra tion, n. [L. impetratio: cf. F. imp[ e]tration.] 1. The act of impetrating, or obtaining by petition or entreaty. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] In way of impertation procuring the removal or allevation of our crosses. Barrow. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — /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 — [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

  • impetration — ˌimpə.ˈtrāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin impetration , impetratio, from impetratus + ion , io ion 1. : the act of impetrating : petition or a procuring by petition 2. Old English law : the act of obtaining from Rome by solicitation …   Useful english dictionary

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