1. To speak to God in order to give thanks or to ask for his help. English = pray.
2. In Christian belief, to show your respect for God, for example by saying prayers or taking part in church ceremonies. English = worship.
3. To ask for something in an intense and emotional way, often repeatedly. English = plead, entreat.
4. To have a strong desire that something will happen and have a belief that it might happen. English = hope, wish.