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Synonyms of urge in English:


  • 1 she urged him to buy a boat
    encourage, try to persuade, enjoin, adjure, admonish, press, prompt, prod, goad, egg on, spur, push, pressure, put pressure on, use pressure on, pressurize, lean on;
    dragoon, constrain;
    entreat, exhort, implore, call on, appeal, beg, beseech, plead, nag
    informal psych up, put the heat on, put the screws on, twist someone's arm, railroad into, bulldoze into
    [Antonyms] discourage
  • 2 she urged her horse down the rutted lane
    impel, spur (on), force, drive, coerce, goad
  • 3 I urge caution in interpreting these results
    support, endorse, back, champion
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  • I also have this urge to travel
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