Synonyms of importune in English:

importune


See definition of importune

verb

1‘he importuned her for some spare change’

SYNONYMS
beg, beseech, entreat, implore, plead with, appeal to, apply to, call on, supplicate, solicit, petition, enjoin
harass, pester, beset, press, dun, badger, bother, torment, plague, hound, nag, harry, go on at, harp on at
Northern English mither
informal hassle, bug
rare obsecrate

2‘they arrested me for importuning’

SYNONYMS
solicit, make sexual advances, offer one's services as a prostitute
accost, approach
informal proposition
North American informal hustle