What does the word entreat mean?

Usage examples for entreat

  1. Nay, leave to entreat me! – The Vigil of Venus and Other Poems by "Q" by Q (AKA: Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch)
  2. Let us, I entreat you, have the full enjoyment of this great happiness. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever