NounUrge (plural Urges)
- (transitive) To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward.
- (transitive) To press the mind or will of; to ply with motives, arguments, persuasion, or importunity.
- (transitive) To provoke; to exasperate.
- (transitive) To present in an urgent manner; to insist upon.
- (transitive) (obsolete): To treat with forcible means; to take severe or violent measures with; as, to urge an ore with intense heat.
- (transitive) To press onward or forward.
- (transitive) To be pressing in argument; to insist; to persist.
Adverbs for Urge
diplomatically; passionately; secretly; blandly; disingenuously; plausibly; insolently; ineffectually; blatantly: eloauently-
Adjectives for Urge
biological; evolutionary; irresistible; sudden; strong; deep-seated; universal; self-satisfying; demon-like; glandular; swarthy; creative.
Verbs for Urge
awaken—; check—; choke back—; conquer —; counteract—; dull—; gratify—; quell—; resist—; restrain—; smother—; squelch—; stem—; stifle—; —impels; —overpowers; —overwhelms; —seizes; —swells; intensify.
accelerate, admonish, advise, advocate, affirm, allege, appetite, appetition, apply pressure, ardor, argue, ask, assert, automatic response, beg, beseech, beset, besiege, blandish, blind impulse, brain wave, brainstorm, brook no denial, bug, bundle, bustle, buttonhole, cajole, call on, call upon, caution, charge, cheer on, coax, compulsion, concupiscence, constrain, constraint, contend, counsel, craving, crowd, curiosity, demand, desideration, desire, dispatch, drive, drive on, dun, eagerness, egg on, encourage, enjoin, entreat, exert pressure, exhort, exigency, expedite, expostulate, fancy, fantasy, flash, fleeting impulse, force, forward, goad, goad on, gut response, haste, hasten, hasten on, hie on, high-pressure, hold, hope, horme, hound on, hunger, hurry, hurry along, hurry on, hurry up, hustle, hustle up, impel, impetus, importune, impulse, impulsion, incentive, incite, induce, influence, insist, insist on, insist upon, inspiration, instinct, intellectual curiosity, involuntary impulse, issue a caveat, itch, jawbone, libido, lobby, longing, lust, lust for learning, maintain, mind, motive, move, nag, nag at, natural impulse, need, needle, notion, passion, persist, persuade, pester, pinch, plague, plead with, pleasure, pleasure principle, ply, preach, precipitate, press, pressure, prevail upon, prick, prod, prompt, propel, provoke, push, push on, push through, quick hunch, quicken, railroad through, rash impulse, recommend, reflex, remonstrate, request, root on, rush, rush along, set forth, set on, sexual desire, shove, sic, soft-soap, solicit, speed, speed along, speed on, speed up, spring, spur, spur on, stampede, stand on, state, stick to, stress, sudden thought, suggest, sway, sweet-talk, take no denial, talk into, tease, thirst, thirst for knowledge, urge on, urgency, want, wanting, warn, wheedle, whip, whip along, whip on, will, will and pleasure, wish, wish fulfillment, work on, yearning, yen
- Rhymes: -ɜː(r)dʒ
- The translations below need to be checked.
- third-person singular present indicative of urger
- third-person singular present indicative of urgere
- second-person singular present active imperative of urgeō
Urge (infinitive urgir)