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Overview of noun urge

The noun urge has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) urge, impulse

(an instinctive motive; "profound religious impulses")

2. (2) urge, itch

(a strong restless desire; "why this urge to travel?")


Overview of verb urge

The verb urge has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (36) urge, urge on, press, exhort

(force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies")

2. (11) recommend, urge, advocate

(push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day")

3. (1) cheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep up

(spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers")

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