What does the word pray mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To address devoutly, as God.

Usage examples for pray

  1. I shall call this afternoon to thank you in person, and I pray you will at all times consider our house your own. – The Man from Jericho by Edwin Carlile Litsey
  2. " Do, pray, see who it is. – Maggie Miller by Mary J. Holmes
  3. Pray tell me how it was. – Poor Jack by Frederick Marryat