Definition of propulse in English:

propulse

verb

  • with object To drive or push forward or onward; to impart motion to; to propel. rare.

Origin

Mid 16th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin prōpulsāre to drive away, repulse, to ward off, repel, frequentative formation from prōpellere. Compare Middle French, French propulser.

Pronunciation

propulse

/prəˈpʌls/