Urging synonyms and antonyms

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To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
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To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
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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 dissuade is defined as to try to talk someone out of something or to convince someone not to do or believe something.
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To encourage support for something.
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To draw by moral, emotional or sexual influence; to engage or fix, as the mind, attention, etc.; to invite or allure.
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A plea; an entreaty.
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The act of one who implores.
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The act of one who coaxes.
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The act of one who wheedles.
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The action of the verb nag.
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The way one drives an automobile, etc.
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The act or an instance of insisting
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The ability or power to persuade:
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An importuning or being importunate; persistence in requesting or demanding
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The quality or condition of being urgent; pressing importance:
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The definition of a goad is a stick with a pointed or electrically charged end that is used to move animals, or is something that urges someone to do something.
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The act by which somebody is goaded.
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The definition of a prod is an action intended as a reminder, or is a poke with a finger or other pointed object.
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The act of giving a prod.
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A spiked iron worn by seamen upon the bottom of the boot, to enable them to stand upon the carcass of a whale to strip off the blubber.
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a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
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To urge by strong, often stirring argument, admonition, advice, or appeal:
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To make attractive or acceptable:
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To urge on or encourage by cheers
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To cause someone to become annoyed or angry.
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To influence or direct by power, authority, persuasion, or by moral force; to rule; to govern; to guide. Compare persuade.
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To mention as something to think over, act on, etc.; bring to the mind for consideration
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To push, especially roughly or with force
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To express a desire for, especially politely; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause:
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To urge on; impel; press
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The definition of a prompt is a cue given to someone to help him remember what to say, or is something that causes another event or action to occur.
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To exert pressure, or compelling influence, on
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To successfully convince (someone) to agree to, accept, or do something, usually through reasoning and verbal influence. Compare sway.
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The definition of needle is to annoy someone by nagging or criticizing, or to pierce something as if pricked by a long thin piece of metal.
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(Intransitive) To want or desire.
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The definition of instigate is to start something or cause something to happen.
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To insist is to demand something without wavering, to continue on a course no matter what the objections are or to make a statement and continue to assert its truth.
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To have an influence on (something); change:
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The definition of incite is to rile people up or to inspire and encourage specific behavior.
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To trouble with requests or demands; urge or entreat persistently or repeatedly
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To urge a person; to press on; to incite to action or motion via intrinsic motivation (contrast with propel, to compel or drive extrinsically).
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To break down or open by force:
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To call forth; arouse; provoke
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Encourage is defined as to give someone hope, confidence or support.
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To express a wish for; to entreat; to request.
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To require as useful, just, proper, or necessary; call for:
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To cajole is to try to get someone to do something, often using flattery, kindly tones or gentle prodding.
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Appeal means to make an urgent request for something that is necessary or desired.
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To move (something) carefully, and often with difficulty, into a certain position.
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(Archaic) To call on or entreat solemnly, especially by an oath.
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To give information or notice to; to inform; — with of before the thing communicated.
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To rouse desire in; be inviting to; attract
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To propose or request in formal parliamentary procedure:
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To ask earnestly; beg; beseech; implore
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To deserve and receive as due; exact:
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To interrogate or enquire of (a person).
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To set or ask (a given amount) as a price:
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To make indebted for a favor or kindness done; do a favor for
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To calculate as being; estimate:
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To press is defined as to push or apply steady force or squeeze.
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To constrain is to impose limitations or restrictions on someone or something, or to force yourself or someone else to act in a certain way.
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To force or compel, as by threats, to do something
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To make to arrive to a certain situation or result.
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To give approval to; support; sanction
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To give support or sanction to; approve or tolerate
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The definition of approve is to say you like something or you are alright with it happening.
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To sanction is for a recognized authority to give approval to something.
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To explain or justify (one's behavior) with incorrect reasons or excuses, often without conscious awareness:
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To support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify:
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Promote is defined as to contribute to the growth of something or to sell by advertising.
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To ratify is to approve and give formal consent to something.
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To help or hasten the success or completion of; further
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To offer marriage
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To support progress or growth of something.
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To be for; support; advocate; endorse
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To deprive of confidence, hope, or spirit:
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To deter is defined as to keep someone from completing an action by giving them fear or doubt.
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To restrain is defined as to hold back or keep under control.
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To feel strong dislike for or hostility toward:
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To dislike is to feel distaste or hostility towards someone or something.
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To keep in check; restrain:
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To block means to prevent something from happening or to make forward movement impossible.
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To deny is defined as to refuse to admit something, refuse to agree to something, refuse to acknowledge something or refuse to accept something.
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To get in the way of; to hinder
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To forbid by authority:
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To endeavor to obtain or reach:
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(Law) To postpone or adjourn to a later date
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To be the cause of or reason for; result in.
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To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something:
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