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urge

urge as in force or impel in an indicated direction
  • "I urged him to finish his studies"

Synonyms

  • urge onspur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; force or impel in an indicated direction
  • pressthe state of demanding notice or attention; the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines ; a machine used for printing ; a dense crowd of people ; a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use ; any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids ; a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead ; the act of pressing; exert pressure or force to or upon; force or impel in an indicated direction; to be oppressive or burdensome; place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure; squeeze or press together; crowd closely; create by pressing; be urgent; exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; press from a plastic; make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby; press and smooth with a heated iron; lift weights; ask for or request earnestly
  • exhortspur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; force or impel in an indicated direction
urge as in push for something
  • "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"

Synonyms

  • recommendpush for something; express a good opinion of ; make attractive or acceptable
  • advocatepush for something; speak, plead, or argue in favor of; a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea ; a lawyer who pleads cases in court
urge as in spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
  • "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"

Synonyms

  • cheera cry or shout of approval ; the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom; give encouragement to ; show approval or good wishes by shouting; cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful; become cheerful ; spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
  • root onspur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
  • inspireheighten or intensify; supply the inspiration for; serve as the inciting cause of; spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; fill with revolutionary ideas ; draw in (air)
  • barracka building or group of buildings used to house military personnel ; lodge in barracks ; spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; laugh at with contempt and derision
  • urge onspur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; force or impel in an indicated direction
  • exhortspur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; force or impel in an indicated direction
  • pep upspur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; make more interesting or lively
urge as in an instinctive motive
  • "profound religious impulses"

Synonyms

  • impulsean instinctive motive; a sudden desire; the electrical discharge that travels along a nerve fiber; (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients); the act of applying force suddenly; an impelling force or strength
urge as in a strong restless desire
  • "why this urge to travel?"

Synonyms

  • itcha contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; a strong restless desire; an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch ; scrape or rub as if to relieve itching; have or perceive an itch; cause to perceive an itch; have a strong desire or urge to do something