urge

Synonyms and related words:
accelerate, admonish, advise, advocate, affirm, allege, appetite, appetition, apply pressure, ardor, argue, ask, assert, automatic response, beg, beseech, beset, besiege, blandish, blind impulse, brain wave, brainstorm, brook no denial, bug, bundle, bustle, buttonhole, cajole, call on, call upon, caution, charge, cheer on, coax, compulsion, concupiscence, constrain, constraint, contend, counsel, craving, crowd, curiosity, demand, desideration, desire, dispatch, drive, drive on, dun, eagerness, egg on, encourage, enjoin, entreat, exert pressure, exhort, exigency, expedite, expostulate, fancy, fantasy, flash, fleeting impulse, force, forward, goad, goad on, gut response, haste, hasten, hasten on, hie on, high-pressure, hold, hope, horme, hound on, hunger, hurry, hurry along, hurry on, hurry up, hustle, hustle up, impel, impetus, importune, impulse, impulsion, incentive, incite, induce, influence, insist, insist on, insist upon, inspiration, instinct, intellectual curiosity, involuntary impulse, issue a caveat, itch, jawbone, libido, lobby, longing, lust, lust for learning, maintain, mind, motive, move, nag, nag at, natural impulse, need, needle, notion, passion, persist, persuade, pester, pinch, plague, plead with, pleasure, pleasure principle, ply, preach, precipitate, press, pressure, prevail upon, prick, prod, prompt, propel, provoke, push, push on, push through, quick hunch, quicken, railroad through, rash impulse, recommend, reflex, remonstrate, request, root on, rush, rush along, set forth, set on, sexual desire, shove, sic, soft-soap, solicit, speed, speed along, speed on, speed up, spring, spur, spur on, stampede, stand on, state, stick to, stress, sudden thought, suggest, sway, sweet-talk, take no denial, talk into, tease, thirst, thirst for knowledge, urge on, urgency, want, wanting, warn, wheedle, whip, whip along, whip on, will, will and pleasure, wish, wish fulfillment, work on, yearning, yen

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  • urge — urge …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Urge — means a strong desire. Urge may also refer to:*Sucking urge, an infant s instinctive urge to breastfeed * urge, drive forward, to make move faster * Nissan Urge, a concept car announced by Nissan that will be integrated with the Xbox video game… …   Wikipedia

  • Urge — Urge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Urged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Urging}.] [L. urgere; akin to E. wreak. See {Wreak}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward. [1913 Webster] Through the thick deserts headlong urged his… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • urge — vb Urge, egg, exhort, goad, spur, prod, prick, sic mean to press or impel to action, effort, or speed. Urge implies the exertion of influence or pressure either from something or someone external or from something within (as the conscience or the …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • urge — [ʉrj] vt. urged, urging [L urgere, to press hard: see WREAK] 1. a) to press upon the attention; present or speak of earnestly and repeatedly; plead, allege, or advocate strongly [to urge caution] b) to entreat or plead with; ask, persuade, or… …   English World dictionary

  • Urge — Urge, v. i. 1. To press onward or forward. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. To be pressing in argument; to insist; to persist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -urge — urge, urgie ♦ Éléments, du gr. ourgos et ourgia; rad. ergo « je fais », ergon « œuvre, art » : chirurgie; démiurge, dramaturge, liturgie, etc. urge, urgie ❖ ♦ Élément du grec ourgos, et ourgia; rad. ergo « je fais », ergon « œuvre, art » (ex.  …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • urge — [n] very strong desire appetite, appetition, compulsion, craving, drive, druthers, fancy, fire in belly*, goad, impetus, impulse, incentive, itch*, longing, lust, motive, passion, pressure, stimulant, stimulus, sweet tooth*, weakness, wish,… …   New thesaurus

  • urge — I verb activate, adjure, advance, advise, advocate, appeal to, beg, beseech, coax, drive, encourage, entreat, evoke, exhort, expostulate, goad, hurry, impel, impellere, implore, importune, incitare, incite, insist, instigate, invite, motivate,… …   Law dictionary

  • urge on — index agitate (activate), expedite, hasten, spirit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • urge — ► VERB 1) encourage or entreat earnestly to do something. 2) strongly recommend. ► NOUN ▪ a strong desire or impulse. ORIGIN Latin urgere press, drive …   English terms dictionary


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