HyperDic: urge

English > 5 senses of the word urge:
VERBcommunicationurge, urge on, press, exhortforce or impel in an indicated direction
communicationurge, recommend, advocatepush for something
communicationurge, cheer, root on, inspire, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep upspur on or encourage / encourage especially by cheers and shouts
NOUNmotiveurge, impulsean instinctive motive
feelingurge, itcha strong restless desire
urge > pronunciation
Soundser'jh
Rhymesconverge ... verge: 16 rhymes with erjh...
English > urge: 5 senses > noun 1, motive
MeaningAn instinctive motive.
Synonymimpulse
Narrowerabience(psychology) an urge to withdraw or avoid a situation or an object
adience(psychology) an urge to accept or approach a situation or an object
death instinct, death wish, Thanatos(psychoanalysis) an unconscious urge to die
wanderlust, itchy feetVery strong or irresistible impulse to travel
Broadermotivation, motive, needThe psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal
Spanishimpulso
English > urge: 5 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA strong restless desire.
Example"why this urge to travel?"
Synonymitch
BroaderdesireThe feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
Spanishansia
English > urge: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningForce or impel in an indicated direction.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
ModelSam cannot urge Sue; They urge him to write the letter
Example"I urged him to finish his studies"
Synonymsurge on, press, exhort
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
Adjectivesurgentcompelling immediate action
Nounsurginga verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
English > urge: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningPush for something.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsrecommend, advocate
NarrowerprescribeRecommend as beneficial
Broaderpropose, suggest, advisemake a proposal, declare a plan for something
Spanishabogar, aconsejar, exhortar, instar, preconizar, recomendar
Catalanexhortar, instar, recomanar
Nounsurgencyinsistent solicitation and entreaty
English > urge: 5 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningSpur on or encourage / encourage especially by cheers and shouts.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey urge him to write the letter
Synonymscheer, root on, inspire, barrack, urge on, exhort, 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
Nounsurgingthe act of earnestly supporting or encouraging

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