urge on

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Related to urge on: squandered, expeditiously, disregarded, deteriorating, misjudgement, brought up, misattributed
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Verb1.urge on - spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shoutsurge on - 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.urge on - force or impel in an indicated directionurge on - 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"
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vt sep (lit) horse, person, troopsantreiben, vorwärtstreiben; (fig) team, workersantreiben (to zu); teamanfeuern; to urge somebody on to do somethingjdn (dazu) antreiben, etw zu tun


(əːdʒ) verb
1. to try to persuade or request earnestly (someone to do something). He urged her to drive carefully; `Come with me,' he urged.
2. to try to convince a person of (eg the importance of, or necessity for, some action). He urged (on them) the necessity for speed.
a strong impulse or desire. I felt an urge to hit him.
urge on
to drive or try to persuade (a person etc) to go on or forwards. He urged himself on in spite of his weariness.
References in classic literature ?
He longed to look round again, but he did not dare do this, and tried to be cool and not to urge on his mare so to keep the same reserve of force in her as he felt that Gladiator still kept.
Urge on the other Achaeans, that we may join battle at once, for the Trojans have trampled upon their covenants.