Associations to the word «Urge»


URGE, noun. A strong desire; an itch to do something.
URGE, verb. (transitive) To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward.
URGE, verb. (transitive) To press the mind or will of; to ply with motives, arguments, persuasion, or importunity.
URGE, verb. (transitive) To provoke; to exasperate.
URGE, verb. (transitive) To press hard upon; to follow closely.
URGE, verb. (transitive) To present in an urgent manner; to insist upon.
URGE, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To treat with forcible means; to take severe or violent measures with.
URGE, verb. (transitive) To press onward or forward.
URGE, verb. (transitive) To be pressing in argument; to insist; to persist.
URGE ON, verb. (transitive) to encourage; motivate; to offer encouragement to.
URGE TO MERGE, noun. (slang) A strong desire to form intense emotional connections, stereotypically associated with lesbians.

Dictionary definition

URGE, noun. An instinctive motive; "profound religious impulses".
URGE, noun. A strong restless desire; "why this urge to travel?".
URGE, verb. Force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies".
URGE, verb. Push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day".
URGE, verb. Spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King