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Another word for urge

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Verb
  1. To solicit (something) insistently

    See also:

    seek

    continue

  2. To impel to action

    See also:

    push

    cause

Another word for urge

Synonym Study

  • Importune implies persistent efforts to break down resistance against a demand or request, often to the point of being annoying or wearisome too proud to importune for help
  • Press suggests a continuous, insistent urging that is difficult to resist we pressed her to stay
  • Exhort implies an earnest urging or admonishing to action or conduct considered proper or right the minister exhorted his flock to work for peace
  • Urge implies a strong effort to persuade someone to do something, as by entreaty, argument, or forceful recommendation he urged us to leave