1. To appeal or request earnestly
2. To enter a plea, as in courts of law
3. To make an allegation in an action or other legal proceeding, esp. answer the previous pleading of the other party by denying facts therein stated or by alleging new facts.
4. To offer as an excuse or plea
Voditi parnicu, braniti pred sudom (kao advokat), zauzimati se za, govoriti u prilog, govoriti za, zastupati. (fr.)