- to urge, advise, or caution earnestly; admonish urgently.
- to give urgent advice, recommendations, or warnings.
Origin of exhort
Synonyms for exhort
Examples from the Web for exhorter
Historical Examples of exhorter
As they listened they could hear the voice of the exhorter nearly a mile away.
The exhorter continued his mad, furious, thumping, barbaric walk.
In times of "revival," he became an "exhorter," and very fervent in prayer.Hubert's Wife
Minnie Mary Lee
At the age of seventeen he was made a Methodist exhorter, or local preacher.The Life of John Taylor
B. H. Roberts
While I was in this situation, a Methodist exhorter came to see me.
- to urge or persuade (someone) earnestly; advise strongly
Word Origin for exhort
c.1400, from Old French exhorer (13c.) and directly from Latin exhortari "to exhort, encourage, stimulate" (see exhortation). Related: Exhorted; exhorting.