What does the word Besought mean?

    Part of speech: imperfect, past participle

  • Imp. & pp. of, BESEECH, v.

Usage examples for Besought

  1. The girl looked at him eagerly, as if she besought him for whatever message he had, and he answered the glance with one warmed by implied sympathy. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  2. They were besought to conquer in the name of parents, friends, and native land. – A Victor of Salamis by William Stearns Davis
  3. What they commanded, she besought. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie