verb (used with object), urged, urg·ing.
verb (used without object), urged, urg·ing.
Origin of urge
SYNONYMS FOR urge
Related formsurg·ing·ly, adverbo·ver·urge, verb, o·ver·urged, o·ver·urg·ing.un·urged, adjectiveun·urg·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for urged
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