REQUEST, ask, beg, crave, sue, pray, petition, solicit, invite, pop the question [colloq.], make bold to ask; beg leave, beg a boon; apply to, call to, put to; call upon, call for; make -, address -, p refer -, put up- a -request, - prayer, - petition; make -application, - a requisition; ask -, trouble- one for; claim (demand) [See Command]; offer up prayers (worship) [See Worship]; whistle for [colloq.].
bespeak, canvass, tout [cant, Eng.], make interest, court; seek, bid for (offer) [See Offer]; publish the banns.
ENTREAT, beseech, plead, supplicate, beg hard, implore; conjure, adjure; obsecrate [rare], apostrophize, obtest [rare]; cry to, kneel to, appeal to; invoke, evoke; impetrate, imprecate, ply, press, urge, beset, importune, dun, tax, clamor for; cry aloud, cry for help; fall on ones knees; throw oneself at the feet of; come down on ones marrowbones [slang or humorous].
beg from door to door, send the hat round, go a-begging; mendicate [rare], mump, cadge [dial. or slang, Eng.], beg ones bread.
dance attendance on, besiege, knock at the door.