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Verb: urge  urj
  1. Force or impel in an indicated direction
    "I urged him to finish his studies";
    - urge on, press, exhort
  2. Push for something
    "The travel agent urged strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day";
    - recommend, advocate, encourage
  3. Spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
    "The crowd urged on the demonstrating strikers";
    - cheer, root on [N. Amer, informal], inspire, barrack [Austral, NZ], urge on, exhort
Noun: urge  urj
  1. An instinctive motive
    "profound religious urges";
    - impulse
  2. A strong restless desire
    "why this urge to travel?";
    - itch [informal]

Derived forms: urged, urges, urging

Type of: advise, counsel, desire, encourage, motivation, motive, need, propose, rede [archaic], suggest

Encyclopedia: Urge, Rapla County