verb (used with object), urged, urg·ing.
verb (used without object), urged, urg·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR urge
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Origin of urge
OTHER WORDS FROM urgeurg·ing·ly, adverbo·ver·urge, verb, o·ver·urged, o·ver·urg·ing.un·urged, adjectiveun·urg·ing, adjective
How to use urge in a sentence
He took Washington to the 1975 NBA Finals and posted a 155-91 record over three seasons before serving as an assistant — and winning the 1981 NBA championship with Boston — for seven years while nursing the urge to lead an NBA team again.K.C. Jones, who coached Bullets to NBA Finals before winning two titles with Boston, dies at 88|Glynn A. Hill|December 26, 2020|Washington Post
When you’re faced with acne, it’s important to resist the urge to cover it with makeup.
The exchange began when Musk tweeted a crude image suggesting he was trying to resist the urge to buy Bitcoin.Elon Musk trolls Bitcoin, causes novelty Dogecoin to soar|Jeff|December 21, 2020|Fortune
With that has come the urge to quantify and track leisure activities, counting steps, recording meals and fielding reminder notifications from that damn Duolingo owl.
I wanted to catch any little urge and start to potentially hack my brain to redirect that serotonin blast you get when you are doing something out of habit.
In several reports he urged the pit operators to safeguard the birds.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired.|David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He urged his son to help the Special Forces teams working in the area.
The law professor, Benny Tai, urged the students to “retreat and take the spirit of the Umbrella Movement into the community.”
Janay admits that Baltimore Ravens officials urged her to apologize along with her husband.
After the midterm elections, conservative pundits and radio hosts urged Congress not to work with Obama.Will 5 Million Undocumented Immigrants Take Obama's Tough Love Immigration Deal?|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Various impulses urged him into a pouring flood of words; yet he gave expression to none of them.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
But the great number of Indians still unconverted demands many more missionaries, whom the king is urged to send.
He urged the growing of mulberry trees and the propagation of silk worms, as being of more value than tobacco.
I didn't like to be done; the man urged me to occupy one place that was yet vacant; my evil genius prompted me to do so.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Every word she breathed, every anathema she denounced, seemed urged by the quick revenge of Duke Wharton!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter