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urge

 
Noun urge has 2 senses
  1. urge, impulse - an instinctive motive; "profound religious impulses"
    --1 is a kind of motivation, motive, need
    --1 has particulars:
     abience; adience; death instinct, death wish; wanderlust, itchy feet
  2. urge, itch - a strong restless desire; "why this urge to travel?"
    --2 is a kind of desire
Verb urge has 3 senses
  1. urge, urge on, press, exhort - force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"
    --1 is one way to advise, counsel
    Derived form: noun urging1
    Sample sentences:
    Sam cannot urge Sue
    They urge him to write the letter
  2. recommend, urge, advocate - push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"
    --2 is one way to propose, suggest, advise
    Derived form: noun urgency4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  3. cheer, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep up - urge on or encourage especially by shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
    --3 is one way to encourage
    Derived form: noun urging2
    Sample sentence:
    They urge him to write the letter
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