HyperDic: goad

English > 6 senses of the word goad:
VERBemotiongoad, spurgive heart or courage to
contactgoadurge with or as if with a goad
contactgoad, prickstab or urge on as if with a pointed stick
communicationgoad, needlegoad or provoke,as by constant criticism
NOUNartifactgoad, proda pointed instrument that is used to prod / prod into a state of motion
communicationgoad, goading, prod, prodding, urging, spur, spurringa verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
goad > pronunciation
Soundsgow'd
Rhymesabode ... workload: 51 rhymes with owd...
English > goad: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA pointed instrument that is used to prod / prod into a state of motion.
Synonymprod
NarrowerankusAn elephant goad with a sharp spike and a hook
spur, gadA sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishacuciar, aguijonear, aguijón
Verbsgoadurge with or as if with a goad
goadstab or urge on as if with a pointed stick
English > goad: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA verbalization that encourages you to attempt something.
Synonymsgoading, prod, prodding, urging, spur, spurring
BroaderencouragementThe expression of approval and support
Spanishacicate, aguijoneo, aguijón, empujón, espuela, estímulo, exhorto, incentivo, incitación
Catalanagulló, empenta, esperó, estímul, fible, fibló, incentiu
Verbsgoadgoad or provoke,as by constant criticism
goadurge with or as if with a goad
goadgive heart or courage to
English > goad: 6 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningGive heart or courage to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymspur
Broaderencourageinspire with confidence
Spanishespolear
Nounsgoada verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
English > goad: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningurge with or as if with a goad.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Narrowerspurgoad / goad with spurs
Broaderprod, incite, egg onurge on
Spanishaguijar, aguijonear, picar
Nounsgoada pointed instrument that is used to prod / prod into a state of motion
goad, goadinga verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
English > goad: 6 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningStab or urge on as if with a pointed stick.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymprick
Broaderstab, jabstab or pierce
Spanishaguijonear, pinchar
Nounsgoada pointed instrument that is used to prod / prod into a state of motion
English > goad: 6 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaninggoad or provoke,as by constant criticism.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymneedle
Broaderharass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeannoy continually or chronically
Spanishaguijonear, fastidiar, pinchar, provocar
Catalanempipar, fastiguejar, fotre
Nounsgoad, goadinga verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

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