HyperDic: exhort

English > 2 senses of the word exhort:
VERBcommunicationexhort, cheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, pep upspur on or encourage / encourage especially by cheers and shouts
communicationexhort, urge, urge on, pressforce or impel in an indicated direction
exhort > pronunciation
Soundsihgzao'rt
Rhymesabort ... wart: 48 rhymes with aort...
English > exhort: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningSpur on or encourage / encourage especially by cheers and shouts.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey exhort him to write the letter
Synonymscheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, pep up
Narrowercheerleadact as a cheerleader in a sports event
Broaderencourageinspire with confidence
Spanishactivar, alegrar, animar, dar ánimos, estimular, exhortar, incitar, jalear, motivar, vitorear
Catalanalegrar, animar, exhortar, inspirar
Adjectivesexhortatorygiving strong encouragement
Nounsexhortationthe act of exhorting
exhortationa communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action
English > exhort: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningForce or impel in an indicated direction.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
ModelSam cannot exhort Sue; They exhort him to write the letter
Synonymsurge, urge on, press
Narrowerpreach, advocatespeak, plead, or argue in favor of
push, bear onPress, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action
rush, hurryurge to an unnatural speed
Broaderrede, advise, counselGive advice to
Spanishempujar, exhortar, instar, presionar, urgir
Catalanempènyer, exhortar, instar, pressionar
Adjectivesexhortatorygiving strong encouragement
Nounsexhortationthe act of exhorting
exhortationa communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action

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