Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb urge_on

2 senses of urge on

Sense 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")
       => encourage -- (inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to)

Sense 2
urge, urge on, press, exhort -- (force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies")
       => rede, advise, counsel -- (give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud")

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