ply with

ply (one) with (something)

To give one something (especially in large quantities) in order to coax them into providing some benefit in return. We plied Tom with alcohol to get him to reveal the dark secrets of his business. These documents make it clear that the lobbyists plied the senator with lavish trips.
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ply with

v.
To give someone substantial amounts of something, such as drinks or other favors, especially to encourage cooperation or to manipulate: She plied the spy with wine, hoping that he would reveal his true identity.
See also: ply
References in classic literature ?
As soon as it was midnight, there came in two little naked dwarfs; and they sat themselves upon the shoemaker's bench, took up all the work that was cut out, and began to ply with their little fingers, stitching and rapping and tapping away at such a rate, that the shoemaker was all wonder, and could not take his eyes off them.
If the length of the code string that represents the ply orientations is L, every code in the code string represents one ply with a particular ply orientation or "Intron" ("Intron" means no ply).
When the real code [e.sub.i] (i = 1, 2,..., L) satisfies the condition that -90 [less than or equal to] [e.sub.i] [less than or equal to] 90, the code corresponds to a physical ply with a ply orientation of [theta] = [e.sub.i].
The composite may have a third ply with a surface area no greater than 50% of the surface area of the first and second ply.
A bracing bandage is also included having at least one ply with reinforcements of a nonmetallic material arranged substantially parallel to and at a distance from one another and generally extending a circumferential direction of the tire.
The sheet has a paper ply with top and bottom surfaces and a waterbased adhesive layer to laminate the bottom surface of the paper ply to the top of the reinforcing ply.