5 letter word starting with ple

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
plead of Plead, To argue in support of a claim, or in defense against the claim of another; to urge reasons for or against a thing; to attempt to persuade one by argument or supplication; to speak by way of persuasion; as, to plead for the life of a criminal; to plead with a judge or with a father., To present an answer, by allegation of fact, to the declaration of a plaintiff; to deny the plaintiff’s declaration and demand, or to allege facts which show that ought not to recover in the suit; in a less strict sense, to make an allegation of fact in a cause; to carry on the allegations of the respective parties in a cause; to carry on a suit or plea., To contend; to struggle., 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., To allege or cite in a legal plea or defense, or for repelling a demand in law; to answer to an indictment; as, to plead usury; to plead statute of limitations; to plead not guilty., To allege or adduce in proof, support, or vendication; to offer in excuse; as, the law of nations may be pleaded in favor of the rights of ambassadors.
pleat noun & verb t. See Plait.
plebe noun The common people; the mob., A member of the lowest class in the military academy at West Point.
plein adjective Plan., To complain. See Plain., Full; complete.
plene ae. Full; complete; plenary.
plesh noun A pool; a plash.
plete verb t. & i. To plead.
pleyt noun An old term for a river boat.