To impart motion or activity to:
To thrust, shove, or drive (up, down, in, out, etc.)
Propel is defined as to cause to move forward or onward.
(Slang) To steal or rob, especially by shoplifting or pickpocketing.
To initiate or bring about, often by inciting:
To necessitate or require, as by force of circumstance; demand:
To change posture or position; stir:
The definition of actuate is the act of putting something into motion.
The definition of activate means to start something.
(--- Basketball) To move with the ball directly through:
To move off or along by an act of pushing, as with an oar or pole used in a boat; sometimes with off.
To put a poke on.
To extend, or push, with a boom or pole.
To gain by the use of force or coercion:
To cause to be enthusiastic:
To force or drive forward or onward; impel.
To force into, or hold in, close bounds; confine
Encourage is defined as to give someone hope, confidence or support.
To put into motion or activity; stir up
To goad is defined as to urge someone or an animal to take a specific action by providing an incentive.
To give inspiration
(Sports) To raise or lift a weight in a press.
To remind (a person) of something he or she has forgotten; specif., to help (an actor, etc. who has forgotten a line) with a cue
To cause to take place or occur:
To increase temporarily the activity of something such as a body organ or system.
To end, limit, or restrain, as by intimidation or other action:
In a slow manner or at a slow speed; slowly
To stop for a while; linger
To prevent (someone) from a purpose or course of action by persuasion:
To treat by fomentation:
To stimulate as if by electric shock; rouse; stir; spur
To be affected by inflammation.
Pique is defined as to arouse someone's interest, curiosity or resentment.
To pierce or puncture something or cause a pricking feeling.
To anger, irritate, or annoy
To induce a powerful emotional reaction in, especially by evoking memories of past trauma.
To assemble, prepare, or put into active service:
To pass over or through:
To be the cause of; bring about; make happen; effect, induce, produce, compel, etc.
To push against gently, especially in order to gain attention or give a signal.
Find another word for impel. In this page you can discover 58 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for impel, like: animate, push, propel, boost, induce, instigate, compel, move, actuate, start and set-in-motion.