HyperDic: urgent

English > 1 sense of the word urgent:
ADJECTIVEallurgent, pressingcompelling immediate action
urgent > pronunciation
Soundser'jhahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > urgent: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningCompelling immediate action.
Examples
  • "the urgent words 'Hurry! Hurry!'"
  • "bridges in urgent need of repair"
Synonympressing
Broaderimperativerequiring attention or action
Spanishacuciante, urgente
Catalanurgent
Nounsurgencypressing importance requiring speedy action
urgencyan urgent situation calling for prompt action
Adverbsurgentlywith great urgency
Verbsurgeforce or impel in an indicated direction

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