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  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. 
  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; 
  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]: 
  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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