plead a cause

защищать дело в суде

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • plead a cause — defend, speak in someone s defense …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plead a cause against a third party — index implead Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • plead — / plēd/ vb plead·ed or pled also plead / pled/, plead·ing [Anglo French plaider to argue in a court of law, from Old French plaid legal action, trial more at plea] vi …   Law dictionary

  • Plead — Plead, v. t. 1. To discuss, defend, and attempt to maintain by arguments or reasons presented to a tribunal or person having uthority to determine; to argue at the bar; as, to plead a cause before a court or jury. [1913 Webster] Every man should… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plead — [[t]pli͟ːd[/t]] pleads, pleading, pleaded 1) VERB If you plead with someone to do something, you ask them in an intense, emotional way to do it. [V with n to inf] The lady pleaded with her daughter to come back home... [V for n] He was kneeling… …   English dictionary

  • cause — I n. movement objective 1) to advance, champion, fight for, promote; serve a cause 2) to espouse, plead a cause 3) to take up a cause 4) a common; good, just, worthwhile, worthy cause (to make common cause with smb.) 5) a lost cause reason 6) to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cause — n. & v. n. 1 a that which produces an effect, or gives rise to an action, phenomenon, or condition. b a person or thing that occasions something. c a reason or motive; a ground that may be held to justify something (no cause for complaint). 2 a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cause — 1. noun 1) the cause of the fire Syn: source, root, origin, beginning(s), starting point; mainspring, base, basis, foundation, fountainhead; originator, author, creator, producer, agent Ant …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Plead — Plead, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pleaded} (colloq. {Plead}or {Pled}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Pleading}.] [OE. pleden, plaiden, OF. plaidier, F. plaider, fr. LL. placitare, fr. placitum. See {Plea}.] 1. To argue in support of a claim, or in defense against… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plead — [ plid ] (past tense and past participle pleaded or pled [ pled ] ) verb ** 1. ) intransitive to ask for something in an urgent or emotional way: plead for: He knelt in front of the king, pleading for mercy. plead with someone (to do something):… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • plead one's cause — index advocate, assert, defend, justify Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary


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