Definition of urge :
1. To be pressing in argument; to insist; to persist.
2. To present in an urgent manner; to press upon attention; to insist upon; as, to urge an argument; to urge the necessity of a case.
3. To press hard upon; to follow closely
4. To press onward or forward.
5. To press the mind or will of; to ply with motives, arguments, persuasion, or importunity.
6. To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward.
7. To provoke; to exasperate.
8. To treat with forcible means; to take severe or violent measures with; as, to urge an ore with intense heat.
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compulsion (part of speech: noun)
motivate (part of speech: verb)
inspire, energize, hurl, instigate, hurtle, shove, punch, encourage, throw, shoot, induce, thrust, sling, prompt, knock, entice, nudge, strike, trigger, bump, fire, launch, jerk, prod, pitch, jog, jostle, ferment, magnetize, force, fling, lob, ram, provoke, move, catapult, jolt, poke, heave
desire (part of speech: noun)
hasten (part of speech: verb)
motive (part of speech: noun)
coax (part of speech: verb)
compel (part of speech: verb)
cause, coerce, motivate, dragoon, dictate, foment, bulldoze, goad, hijack, press, stress, impel, daunt, oblige, incite, drive, spark, compel, intimidate, nag, pressure, propel, stimulate, mandate, browbeat, galvanize, bully
request (part of speech: verb)
- They would have accounted it but a new jest of Boccadoro, the Fool, and one so ill- conceived that they might urge the Lord Giovanni to have him whipped for it. - "The Shame of Motley", Raphael Sabatini.
- A few words of explanation passed; the duke and his friends appeared to urge something on Chatterton, who acted as their ambassador, and the consequence was, an introduction of the two parties to each other. - "Precaution", James Fenimore Cooper.
- For she was aware that Roland was coming that night to urge her to go to London and become a public singer. - "A Singer from the Sea", Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr.