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
Example sentences from the Web for urge
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.”
For the last several months, prominent Democrats have urged Hispanics to make their voices heard on Election Day.Latinos Aren’t a ‘Cheap Date’ for Democrats Anymore|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Snyder remembered one more site in Hollister he urged me to visit.
He urged me, as I understood it, to come downstairs and admire a man that was in the street.An Irishman's Difficulties with the Dutch Language|N.A. Cuey-na-Gael
Colonel Taylor says that General Lee urged that the march of my troops should be hastened, and was chafed at their non-appearance.From Manassas to Appomattox|James Longstreet
Still, as the inflation of the claims has been urged as an excuse for inattention to them, a word upon that point is desirable.The War With Mexico, Volume I (of 2)|Justin H. Smith
I have disobeyed your behest; but you know not how I have been urged, and my pained soul cannot support the repetition.The Sylph, Volume I and II|Georgiana Cavendish
I am aware it has been urged that this control may be best attained and exerted by means of a national bank.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson