How to Pronounce plead?

Correct pronunciation for the word "plead" is [plˈiːd], [plˈiːd], [p_l_ˈiː_d].

"Plead" in context

Pleading is a form of expressing an emotion or making a formal request in a court of law. It is a way to quickly and efficiently present arguments, evidence, and facts to the court in support of a legal claim. In many court systems, pleadings are the first step taken to start a lawsuit and they are sometimes referred to as "opening statements". When a person pleads, he or she is usually asking the court to consider the facts being presented and to come to a favorable ruling on the case. Most pleadings contain legal citations, citations to cases that are relevant to their particular legal argument.


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