urge

Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • urge is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 5 points
  • urge is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 5 points
  • urge is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 7 points

Definition of urge

noun:

  • an instinctive motive; "profound religious impulses". Synonyms: impulse.
  • a strong restless desire; "why this urge to travel?". Synonyms: itch.

verb:

  • force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies". Synonyms: exhort, press, urge on.
  • push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day". Synonyms: advocate, recommend.
  • spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers". Synonyms: barrack, cheer, exhort, inspire, pep up, root on, urge on.

Related words

abience, adience, advocate, cheerlead, hurry, preach, push, rush, wanderlust.

Words nearby urge

purge, surge, urga.

Rhymes with urge

converge, dirge, diverge, emerge, merge, purge, scourge, serge, splurge, spurge, submerge, surge, verge.

More information about urge

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