2. address a deity, a prophet, a saint or an object of worship; say a prayer
pray to the Lord
3. call upon in supplication; entreat
I beg you to stop!
4. To make request with earnestness or zeal, as for something desired; to make entreaty or supplication; to offer prayer to a deity or divine being as a religious act; specifically, to address the Supreme Being with adoration, confession, supplication, and thanksgiving.
5. To address earnest request to; to supplicate; to entreat; to implore; to beseech.