Complete Definition of "adjure"

English

Etymology
L. ad + iurare, "to swear, to give an oath".

Verb
en-verb|adjures|adjuring|adjured

  1. To issue a formal command, especially in a legal context.

#:The Wiktionary administrator adjured the editor to cease posting silly articles.

  1. To earnestly appeal or advise.

#:Wiktionary editors are adjured to provide etymologies.

Related terms
adjuration
adjuratory

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