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Definition of Pray


  1. See Pry.
  2. 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.
  3. To address earnest request to; to supplicate; to entreat; to implore; to beseech.
  4. To ask earnestly for; to seek to obtain by supplication; to entreat for.
  5. To effect or accomplish by praying; as, to pray a soul out of purgatory.
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Pray Translations

pray in Afrikaans is bid
pray in Danish is bede
pray in Dutch is bidden
pray in Finnish is rukoilla
pray in French is prions, priez, prient
pray in German is Bitte bedenken Sie doch!, beten
pray in Italian is pregano
pray in Spanish is rezar
pray in Swedish is bedja