Synonyms of prod in English:

prod


See definition of prod

verb

1‘Cassie prodded him in the chest’

SYNONYMS

poke, jab, dig, nudge, elbow, butt, push, stab

2‘the campaign was intended to prod the government into action’

SYNONYMS

spur, stimulate, stir, rouse, prompt, drive, push, galvanize, move, motivate, encourage, persuade, urge, chivvy, impel, actuate

incite, goad, egg on, provoke


noun

1‘a sharp prod in the ribs’

SYNONYMS

poke, jab, dig, nudge, butt, push, shove, thrust

2‘you need a gentle prod to remind you that life is only what you make it’

SYNONYMS

stimulus, push, prompt, reminder, prompting, spur, motivation

incitement, goad

3‘an electric cattle prod’

SYNONYMS

goad, stick, spike