• (n. & v.) See Pry.
  • (v. i.) To make request with earnestness or zeal, as for something desired; to make entreaty or supplication; to offer prayer to a deity or divine being as a religious act; specifically, to address the Supreme Being with adoration, confession, supplication, and thanksgiving.
  • (v. t.) To address earnest request to; to supplicate; to entreat; to implore; to beseech.
  • (v. t.) To ask earnestly for; to seek to obtain by supplication; to entreat for.
  • (v. t.) To effect or accomplish by praying; as, to pray a soul out of purgatory.

Compare pray with other words:

prat vs. pray

pray vs. wray

pray vs. spray

cray vs. pray

pram vs. pray

pray vs. tray

fray vs. pray

dray vs. pray

pay vs. pray

pray vs. ray

gray vs. pray

play vs. pray

hope vs. pray

pray vs. watch

pray vs. recite

pray vs. preach

beseech vs. pray

beadroll vs. pray

pray vs. unprayed

pray vs. precation

pray vs. unpraying

extol vs. pray

pray vs. pry

pray vs. supplicate

pray vs. salad

pray vs. worship

pray vs. wish

bless vs. pray

implore vs. pray

pray vs. prayerful

bede vs. pray

canine vs. pray

pray vs. prey

pray vs. prithee

please vs. pray

curse vs. pray

pray vs. time

god vs. pray

aid vs. pray

beg vs. pray

pray vs. supernatural

pray vs. solicit

petition vs. pray

entreat vs. pray

pray vs. prayer

pray vs. request

bid vs. pray