HyperDic: impel

English > 2 senses of the word impel:
VERBcreationimpel, forceurge or force (a person) to an action
contactimpel, propelcause to move forward with force
impel > pronunciation
Soundsihmpeh'l
RhymesAix-la-Chapelle ... zinfandel / Zinfandel: 95 rhymes with ehl...
English > impel: 2 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningurge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
ModelThey impel him to write the letter
Synonymforce
Broadercause, do, makegive rise to
Spanishimpeler, impulsar
Catalanimpulsar
Adjectivesimpulsivehaving the power of driving or impelling
Nounsimpulsiona force that moves something along
English > impel: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCause to move forward with force.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonympropel
Narrowercarrypropel or give impetus to
catapultShoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult
drivePush, propel, or press with force
flipMove with a flick or light motion
hitCause to move by striking
kickDrive or propel with the foot
launchpropel with force
loftpropel through the air
project, send offThrow, send, or cast forward
punt, polepropel with a pole
rocketpropel with a rocket
throwPropel through the air
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishimpeler, impulsar, propulsar
Catalanimpel·lir, impulsar, propulsar
Adjectivesimpellentforcing forward or onward
Nounsimpellerthe blade of a rotor (as in the compressor of a jet engine)
impulsionthe act of applying force suddenly

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