Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun urging

3 senses of urging

Sense 1
goad, goading, prod, prodding, urging, spur, spurring -- (a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves")
       => encouragement -- (the expression of approval and support)

Sense 2
urging -- (the act of earnestly supporting or encouraging)
       => advocacy, protagonism -- (active support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something)

Sense 3
importunity, urgency, urging -- (insistent solicitation and entreaty; "his importunity left me no alternative but to agree")
       => solicitation -- (an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status; "a solicitation to the king for relief")

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

3 senses of urge

Sense 1
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")

Sense 2
recommend, urge, advocate -- (push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day")
       => propose, suggest, advise -- (make a proposal, declare a plan for something; "the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax")

Sense 3
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)

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