Urge synonyms and antonyms

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Any of various factors that cause a body to change its speed, direction, or shape. Force is a vector quantity, having both magnitude and direction. Contributions of force from different sources can be summed to give the net force at any given point.
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To urge earnestly by advice, warning, etc. (to do what is proper or required); admonish strongly
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To act with skill or cunning in gaining an end:
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To push roughly or hastily
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To get or bring about by force
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To urge, encourage, or help (a person):
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To make firm; strengthen; establish; encourage
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The definition of inveigle is to convince someone to do something by coaxing or through the use of flattery.
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To feel or cause an irritating sensation on the skin that makes one want to scratch the affected part
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To present favorably
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To give formal consent to; make officially valid.
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A penalty imposed for violating accepted social norms. A sanction may be civil or criminal in nature. Criminal sanctions are either fine, imprisonment, or both. Authorization and/or approval by someone in a position of authority; for example, the act of imposing a penalty.
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To express approval of; praise:
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To give sanction or support to; tolerate or approve:
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To ask (permission) to do something:
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(Law) To respond to a criminal charge:
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The definition of adjure means to firmly tell someone to do something or to strongly ask someone to do something.
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To trouble with requests or demands; urge or entreat persistently or repeatedly
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To induce
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To rouse, stir up or excite.
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To be highly, often subtly attractive:
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To try to get (someone) to do wrong, especially by a promise of reward.
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To urge on, spur on, or incite to some action, esp. to some evil
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To urge the claims of; to plead; to act as solicitor for or with reference to.
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To call upon or entreat solemnly, esp. by some oath
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The definition of coax means to try to get someone or something to do something with gentle urging.
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To influence or persuade (a person) by flattery, soothing words, coaxing, etc.
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To push, drive, or impel onward, forward, or ahead
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The definition of impel is to force something to happen or to cause someone to do something.
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To force; compel; oblige
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To constrain someone by force or by social, moral or legal means.
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To prod or urge with or as if with a long pointed stick.
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To poke, to push, to touch.
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To spur is defined as to urge on.
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To try to prevent by expressing disapproval or raising objections:
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To refuse to permit; forbid by law or by an order
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To hold back or keep in check; control:
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To prevent or discourage from acting, as by means of fear or doubt:
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To refuse to give or grant something to someone
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To create difficulties for; stand in the way of; hinder
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To keep (a physical object that one has obtained) to oneself rather than giving it back to its owner.
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To use flattery, pleading, or insincere language in an attempt to persuade someone to do something:
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To urge or incite
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(Idiomatic) To encourage or coax a person to do something, especially something foolhardy or reckless.
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To arouse or bring out (eg feelings); to stimulate.
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To be resolute or firm in a demand or course:
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To induce to believe something; convince
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The force per unit area that one region of a gas, liquid, or solid exerts on another. Pressure is usually measured in Pascal units, atmospheres, or pounds per square inch. &diamf3; A substance is said to have negative pressure if some other substance exerts more force per unit area on it than vice versa. Its value is simply the negative of the pressure exerted by the other substance.
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To give rise to; bring about:
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(Nautical) To hoist (a mast or yard) into position
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Present participle of yearn.
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To have a yen (for); long; yearn
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To inquire for; request:
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To infuse life, courage, animation, or hope, into; to inspirit; to solace or comfort.
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spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
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(Australian) To shout support for a team.
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To make stronger or more interesting
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(Idiomatic) To claim, reserve, or occupy.
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To make (a business or process, for example) more efficient, as by reducing costs or introducing modern methods.
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To state, as in an advertisement, that one approves of (a product, service, etc.), often in return for a fee
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To request earnestly; beg for:
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Bible, 1 Mac. x. 47
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To induce
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(Idiomatic) To convince; to persuade.
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To use force, threat, fraud, or intimidation in attempt to compel one to act against his will.
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To supply a motive for; motivate
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To approve, advocate, or support:
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To give aid to; promote
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To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
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To bring to view or notice; to offer or propose; to show.
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The definition of aid means to provide help or to provide some item or advice that will make something easier or that will solve a problem.
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Recommend is defined as to suggest someone or something as a good match for a function or position.
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To urge the adoption of; advocate:
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To give one's consent to; sanction; confirm
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To ask payment (for)
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To put a question to:
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To order, give orders; to compel or direct with authority.
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To ask for; request
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To ask (a person) to do something:
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To lay stress upon, emphasize
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To cause or persuade (to act, do, say, speak, etc.); prompt
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The definition of attract is to draw in either by physical forces, emotions or senses.
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Influence is defined as to affect a person or thing.
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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
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(Intransitive) To consider, to deliberate.
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To infuse into; to affect, as with a superior or supernatural influence; to fill with what animates, enlivens or exalts; to communicate inspiration to.
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To stimulate is to excite, to invigorate or to spark someone's interest.
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Draw is defined as to pull or attract something or someone or to make lines, pictures or figures with a writing device.
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To urge, press, or bring to a point or state.
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(Second object is a verb, can be stressed for emphasis or clarity) To force to do.
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To call upon another to decide a question controverted, to corroborate a statement, to vindicate one's rights, etc.; as, I appeal to all mankind for the truth of what is alleged. Hence: To call on one for aid; to make earnest request.
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To induce
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Demand is defined as to urgently ask for something or someone ordering someone to do something.
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A sudden flow of electrical current in one direction.
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To induce
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To initiate or increase the production of an enzyme or other protein at the level of genetic transcription.
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To sew or do similar work with a needle.
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To induce
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To press or urge forward; to drive.
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The definition of an example of suggest is to propose something or offer up a potential option for consideration.
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To induce
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A feeling of not liking; distaste; aversion; antipathy
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A person or thing hated
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To prevent (someone) from a purpose or course of action by persuasion:
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To exist over a period; last:
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To speak, plead, or argue in favor of:
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To be the cause of; bring about; make happen; effect, induce, produce, compel, etc.
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To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
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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
Find another word for urge. In this page you can discover 117 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for urge, like: force, exhort, maneuver, shove, compel, abet, confirm, inveigle, itch, urge-on and plead for.