Definitions for urge

Definitions for (noun) urge

Main entry: urge, itch

Definition: a strong restless desire

Usage: why this urge to travel?

Main entry: impulse, urge

Definition: an instinctive motive

Usage: profound religious impulses

Definitions for (verb) urge

Main entry: press, exhort, urge, urge on

Definition: force or impel in an indicated direction

Usage: I urged him to finish his studies

Main entry: cheer, inspire, pep up, urge, urge on, barrack, exhort, root on

Definition: spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts

Usage: The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers

Main entry: recommend, urge, advocate

Definition: push for something

Usage: The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day

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