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ex·hort

 (ĭg-zôrt′)
v. ex·hort·ed, ex·hort·ing, ex·horts
v.tr.
To urge by strong, often stirring argument, admonition, advice, or appeal: exhorted the troops to hold the line.
v.intr.
To make an urgent appeal.

[Middle English exhorten, from Latin exhortārī : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + hortārī, to encourage; see gher- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·hort′er n.

exhort

(ɪɡˈzɔːt)
vb
to urge or persuade (someone) earnestly; advise strongly
[C14: from Latin exhortārī, from hortārī to urge]
exhortative, exˈhortatory adj
exˈhorter n

ex•hort

(ɪgˈzɔrt)

v.t.
1. to urge, advise, or caution earnestly; admonish urgently.
v.i.
2. to give urgent advice, recommendations, or warnings.
[1375–1425; late Middle English ex(h)orte < Latin exhortārī to encourage =ex- ex-1 + hortārī to urge]
ex•hort′er, n.

exhort


Past participle: exhorted
Gerund: exhorting

Imperative
exhort
exhort
Present
I exhort
you exhort
he/she/it exhorts
we exhort
you exhort
they exhort
Preterite
I exhorted
you exhorted
he/she/it exhorted
we exhorted
you exhorted
they exhorted
Present Continuous
I am exhorting
you are exhorting
he/she/it is exhorting
we are exhorting
you are exhorting
they are exhorting
Present Perfect
I have exhorted
you have exhorted
he/she/it has exhorted
we have exhorted
you have exhorted
they have exhorted
Past Continuous
I was exhorting
you were exhorting
he/she/it was exhorting
we were exhorting
you were exhorting
they were exhorting
Past Perfect
I had exhorted
you had exhorted
he/she/it had exhorted
we had exhorted
you had exhorted
they had exhorted
Future
I will exhort
you will exhort
he/she/it will exhort
we will exhort
you will exhort
they will exhort
Future Perfect
I will have exhorted
you will have exhorted
he/she/it will have exhorted
we will have exhorted
you will have exhorted
they will have exhorted
Future Continuous
I will be exhorting
you will be exhorting
he/she/it will be exhorting
we will be exhorting
you will be exhorting
they will be exhorting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been exhorting
you have been exhorting
he/she/it has been exhorting
we have been exhorting
you have been exhorting
they have been exhorting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been exhorting
you will have been exhorting
he/she/it will have been exhorting
we will have been exhorting
you will have been exhorting
they will have been exhorting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been exhorting
you had been exhorting
he/she/it had been exhorting
we had been exhorting
you had been exhorting
they had been exhorting
Conditional
I would exhort
you would exhort
he/she/it would exhort
we would exhort
you would exhort
they would exhort
Past Conditional
I would have exhorted
you would have exhorted
he/she/it would have exhorted
we would have exhorted
you would have exhorted
they would have exhorted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.exhort - spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shoutsexhort - spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
cheerlead - act as a cheerleader in a sports event
encourage - inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to
2.exhort - force or impel in an indicated directionexhort - force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"
hurry, rush - urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!"
push, bear on - press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action; "He pushed her to finish her doctorate"
advocate, preach - speak, plead, or argue in favor of; "The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house"
advise, counsel, rede - give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"

exhort

verb (Formal) urge, warn, encourage, advise, bid, persuade, prompt, spur, press, counsel, caution, call upon, incite, goad, admonish, enjoin, beseech, entreat Kennedy exhorted his listeners to turn away from violence.

exhort

verb
To impel to action:
Translations
formanetilskynde
hvetja, eggja
raginimas
pārliecinātpierunāt
teşvik etmek

exhort

[ɪgˈzɔːt] VT to exhort sb (to sth/to do sth)exhortar a algn (a algo/a hacer algo)

exhort

[ɪgˈzɔːrt] vtexhorter
to exhort sb to do sth → exhorter qn à faire qch

exhort

vtermahnen

exhort

[ɪgˈzɔːt] vt (frm) to exhort sb (to sth/to do sth)esortare qn (a qc/a fare qc)

exhort

(igˈzoːt) verb
to urge strongly and earnestly.
ˌexhorˈtation (egzoː-) noun
References in classic literature ?
missionaries, exhorters, deacons, friars, hadjis, high-priests,
A reader of words of wind-demons might have been able to see the portions of a dialogue pass to and fro between the exhorter and his hearers.
He very soon distinguished himself among his brethren, and was soon made a class-leader and exhorter.
If these words had been spoken by some easy, self-indulgent exhorter, from whose mouth they might have come merely as pious and rhetorical flourish, proper to be used to people in distress, perhaps they might not have had much effect; but coming from one who daily and calmly risked fine and imprisonment for the cause of God and man, they had a weight that could not but be felt, and both the poor, desolate fugitives found calmness and strength breathing into them from it.
Thereafter, church authorities took to the pen themselves, assembling instructions for the exhorters, clergymen thrust into these roles as investigators.
12) The subjects of these stories--"those unofficial agents, such as catechists, teachers, nurses, exhorters, evangelists, and translators, who took the responsibility for church planting"--are mostly ignored in the traditional annals of Christian history, despite being the pillars of the African church.
177) Lay exhorters and itinerant preachers--few of whom were formally educated in the faith--led meetings and love feasts that yielded a rich harvest of converts, especially along the fringes of society.
The original mother congregation sent out its traveling minister who supervised the exhorters (unordained) who conducted the weekly gatherings for worship at these sites.
54) According to O'Brien, "Other ministers, financial supporters, lay exhorters, booksellers, and printers could tap into this entire network if they had only one correspondent who was linked to it, and in this way literature was made available for private circulation and reprinting either whole or in part.
During that time he also trained four people of color as lay exhorters to aid him and continue proselytizing in his absence.
The chapter also focuses on Murray's white contemporary, Susanna Rowson, and two African American religious exhorters, Jarena Lee and Zilpah Elaw, interesting figures all--but when I closed the book, all I could think about was the strange position, the rise and fall, of Murray in her assumption of a career as a cultural critic.
Jesus' identity is revealed to us by the many members with us of the body of Christ, to use Paul's language from Romans 12: Prophets, ministers, teachers, exhorters, givers, leaders, and compassionate ones reveal the face of Christ to us.