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Verb: prod (prodded,prodding)  pród
  1. To push against gently
    "She prodded my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant";
    - nudge, poke at
     
  2. Urge on; cause to act
    - incite, egg on, egg
     
  3. Push suddenly or strongly with a finger or something pointed
    "he prodded his finger into her ribs";
    - jab, stab, poke, dig
Noun: prod  pród
  1. Anything that inspires, motivates or drives you to do something
    - goad, goading, prodding, urging, spur, spurring
     
  2. A pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
    - goad

Derived forms: prodded, prodding, prods

Type of: device, encouragement, force, push, thrust

Encyclopedia: Prod