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urge


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Urge  \Urge\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Urged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Urging}.]  [L.  urgere;  akin  to  E.  wreak.  See  {Wreak},  v.  t.] 
  1.  To  press;  to  push  to  drive;  to  impel;  to  force  onward. 
 
  Through  the  thick  deserts  headlong  urged  his  flight. 
  --Pope. 
 
  2.  To  press  the  mind  or  will  of  to  ply  with  motives, 
  arguments,  persuasion,  or  importunity. 
 
  My  brother  never  Did  urge  me  in  his  act  I  did 
  inquire  it  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  provoke;  to  exasperate.  [R.] 
 
  Urge  not  my  father's  anger.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  press  hard  upon  to  follow  closely 
 
  Heir  urges  heir,  like  wave  impelling  wave.  --Pope. 
 
  5.  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. 
 
  6.  To  treat  with  forcible  means  to  take  severe  or  violent 
  measures  with  as  to  urge  an  ore  with  intense  heat. 
 
  Syn:  To  animate;  incite;  impel;  instigate;  stimulate; 
  encourage. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Urge  \Urge\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  press  onward  or  forward.  [R.] 
 
  2.  To  be  pressing  in  argument;  to  insist;  to  persist. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  urge 
  n  1:  an  instinctive  motive;  "profound  religious  impulses"  [syn:  {impulse}] 
  2:  a  strong  restless  desire;  "why  this  urge  to  travel?"  [syn:  {itch}] 
  v  1:  force  or  impel  in  an  indicated  direction;  "I  urged  him  to 
  finish  his  studies"  [syn:  {urge  on},  {press},  {exhort}] 
  2:  push  for  something  [syn:  {recommend},  {advocate}] 
  3:  urge  on  or  encourage  esp.  by  shouts;  "The  crowd  cheered  the 
  demonstrating  strikers"  [syn:  {cheer},  {inspire},  {barrack}, 
  {urge  on},  {exhort},  {pep  up}] 




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