Associations to the word «Impel»


IMPEL, verb. (transitive) To urge a person; to press on; to incite to action or motion via intrinsic motivation (contrast with propel, to compel or drive extrinsically).
IMPEL, verb. (transitive) To drive forward; to propel an object.

Dictionary definition

IMPEL, verb. Urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate.
IMPEL, verb. Cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship".

Wise words

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