Synonyms of urge in English:

urge


See definition of urge

verb

1‘she urged him to buy a boat’

SYNONYMS

encourage, try to persuade, enjoin, adjure, admonish, press, prompt, prod, goad, egg on, spur, push, pressure, put pressure on, use pressure on, pressurize, lean on

dragoon, constrain

entreat, exhort, implore, call on, appeal, beg, beseech, plead, nag

informal psych up, put the heat on, put the screws on, twist someone's arm, railroad into, bulldoze into

ANTONYMS

discourage

2‘she urged her horse down the rutted lane’

SYNONYMS

impel, spur, spur on, force, drive, coerce, goad

3‘I urge caution in interpreting these results’

SYNONYMS

advise, counsel, advocate, recommend, suggest

support, endorse, back, champion


noun

1‘I also have this urge to travel’

SYNONYMS

desire, wish, need, impulse, compulsion, longing, yearning, hankering, craving, appetite, hunger, thirst, lust, fancy

informal yen, itch