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1. prod

verb. ['ˈprɑːd'] urge on; cause to act.

Synonyms

  • goose
  • egg on
  • incite
  • goad

Antonyms

  • abduct
  • refrain
  • decompress
  • stand still

Etymology

  • brodden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broddr (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Prod

  • natividad
  • esplanade
  • roughshod
  • squad
  • scrod
  • rashad
  • rachad
  • petard
  • pernod
  • mossad
  • jawad
  • facade
  • elrod
  • bershad
  • ballade
  • trod
  • riyadh
  • riyad
  • riad
  • quad
  • plod
  • glod
  • girod
  • brod
  • awad
  • assad
  • abad
  • wad
  • todd
  • tod

Sentences with prod


1. Verb, base form
The vocal types may yowl while tactile felines may just prod you with a soft poke of a paw.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Gently prod the inner workings until you hit the release button.

3. Noun, singular or mass
In some cases, an electronic cattle prod can help control large herds of cattle.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
It should flake easily when you prod it with a fork.

Quotes about prod


1. There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.
- Robert Frost

2. prod

verb. ['ˈprɑːd'] to push against gently.

Synonyms

  • force
  • nudge
  • elbow
  • poke at
  • jog

Antonyms

  • disheartenment
  • intimidation
  • dissuasion
  • determent

Etymology

  • brodden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broddr (Old Norse)

3. prod

noun. ['ˈprɑːd'] a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion.

Synonyms

  • ankus
  • gad
  • spur
  • goad

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • despair
  • attract
  • criticize

Etymology

  • brodden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broddr (Old Norse)

4. prod

noun. ['ˈprɑːd'] a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something.

Synonyms

  • goading
  • spur
  • goad
  • spurring
  • prodding
  • encouragement

Antonyms

  • retreat
  • stay in place
  • civilian
  • centripetal force

Etymology

  • brodden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broddr (Old Norse)

5. prod

verb. ['ˈprɑːd'] poke or thrust abruptly.

Synonyms

  • stab
  • poke
  • thrust
  • jab

Antonyms

  • attraction
  • centrifugal force
  • adduct
  • push

Etymology

  • brodden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broddr (Old Norse)
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