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
One, where restoration using climate-friendly and sustainable materials and technology are given precedence over the urge to use the same materials and approach as was originally done — even if the monument looks slightly different as a consequence.Authenticity Versus Longevity for Preservation: Which Matters More?|Nick Fouriezos|December 11, 2020|Ozy
I felt the urge to scamper off to my room with the whole container.
Instead, the difference seems to be that they’re willing to keep enduring the unpleasant urge to breathe for longer.How Does Your Brain Respond When You Hold Your Breath?|Alex Hutchinson|November 25, 2020|Outside Online
Resist the urge to buy the “next best” in last year’s model — the new ones are a major change and are replacements, not just upgrades, for the old ones.Gift Guide: Which next-gen console is the one your kid wants?|Devin Coldewey|November 23, 2020|TechCrunch
These seven mental and physical factors can account for almost any creepy occurrence—including some famous ones ripe for debunking—and help to make sense of our perpetual urge to sleep with the night light on.
He came at David O. Selznick's urging, and together they made Rebecca, Spellbound, and The Paradine Case.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Essentially, Pope Francis is urging Christians to “love the sinner, but hate the sin.”
And he was said to be urging Obama to appoint her as his successor.For Next AG, Obama Picks a Quiet Fighter With a Heavy Punch|Michael Daly|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Girma sent a letter to TED, urging it to caption all the videos, but she says the response indicated disinterest.TEDx Talks Have a Disability Problem—but This Incredible Young Woman Is Working to Change That|Nina Strochlic|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A former great urging another man to forcefully keep an up-and-coming female rapper in line?Who Dat, Who Dat? It’s Snoop Dogg Saying Misogynistic Things to I-G-G-Y|Amy Zimmerman|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bahadur Shah held out against the vehement urging of his daughter aided now by the counsel of her brothers.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Victor was proud of his achievement, and went about recommending it and urging every one to partake of it to excess.
There was no need of Lawrence signaling Dan to come on, for the squad were urging their horses to the limit.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Meanwhile he wrote an impassioned letter to Napoleon urging him to seek no more wars of conquest.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The nurse, a comfortable looking Griffe woman in white apron and cap, was urging her to return to her bedroom.