pray-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: Addess an object of worship.

Pray to the Lord your God.
She prayed to the flowers, the stars, and the sky.
I usually pray to my computer every night.
He prays to a different saint for each thing that ails him.

VerbNet: long-32.2-1
FrameNet: Rite
PropBank: pray.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: Entreat; ask for some information or action.

I pray you to stop!
And what is this beautiful creature, I pray?

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2