What does the word beg mean?

Usage examples for beg

  1. I beg you both to understand that I do this thing against my will for my wife's sake,- not for my own. – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  2. And he said, I beg of you, my friends, do not do what is wrong. – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  3. I beg pardon, your son Alfred and my sister Fanny. – Trumps by George William Curtis