Found 3 items, similar to petition.
English → Indonesian
petisi, surat permohonan
English → English
n 1: a formal message requesting something that is submitted to
an authority [syn: request
2: reverent petition to a deity [syn: prayer
v : write a petition for something to somebody; request formally
and in writing
English → English
, v. i.
To make a petition or solicitation.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Petitioned
; p. pr.
& vb. n. Petitioning
To make a prayer or request to; to ask from; to solicit; to
entreat; especially, to make a formal written supplication,
or application to, as to any branch of the government; as, to
petition the court; to petition the governor.
You have . . . petitioned all the gods for my
, n. [F. p['e]tition, L. petitio, fr.
petere, petitum, to beg, ask, seek; perh. akin to E. feather,
1. A prayer; a supplication; an imploration; an entreaty;
especially, a request of a solemn or formal kind; a prayer
to the Supreme Being, or to a person of superior power,
rank, or authority; also, a single clause in such a
A house of prayer and petition for thy people. --1
Macc. vii. 37.
This last petition heard of all her prayer.
2. A formal written request addressed to an official person,
or to an organized body, having power to grant it;
specifically (Law), a supplication to government, in
either of its branches, for the granting of a particular
grace or right; -- in distinction from a memorial, which
calls certain facts to mind; also, the written document.
Petition of right
(Law), a petition to obtain possession or
restitution of property, either real or personal, from the
Crown, which suggests such a title as controverts the
title of the Crown, grounded on facts disclosed in the
petition itself. --Mozley & W.
The Petition of Right
(Eng. Hist.), the parliamentary
declaration of the rights of the people, assented to by