Synonyms for prod

Synonyms for (noun) prod

Synonyms: goad, prod

Definition: a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion

Similar words: device

Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Synonyms: urging, spur, spurring, prod, prodding, goad, goading

Definition: a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

Usage: the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves

Similar words: encouragement

Definition: the expression of approval and support

Synonyms for (verb) prod

Synonyms: stab, poke, prod, dig, jab

Definition: poke or thrust abruptly

Usage: he jabbed his finger into her ribs

Similar words: thrust

Definition: push forcefully

Usage: He thrust his chin forward

Synonyms: prod, poke at, nudge

Definition: to push against gently

Usage: She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant

Similar words: push, force

Definition: move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"

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