Synonyms for Urging:


begging (noun)
be, persuasion, wheedling, Ching, insistence.
insistence (noun)
persuading (noun)
driving, imploring, insistence, coaxing, pleading, persuasion, goad.
urging (noun)
goading, spurring, prodding, prod, spur, urgency, goad, importunity.


coaxing (verb)
Seducing, imploring, Persuading, Cajoling, coaxing, charming, swaying, convincing, enlisting.
compelling (verb)
daunting, bullying, motivating, impelling, pressing, pressuring, compelling, Dictating, driving, nagging, Coercing, Browbeating, Bulldozing, intimidating, hijacking, Fomenting, stimulating, propelling, mandating, Inciting, galvanizing, goading, Dragooning, obliging, causing, stressing, sparking.
hastening (verb)
bustling, Hustling, accelerating, spurring, hurrying, Expediting, hastening, pushing, quickening, rushing, Flurrying, speeding.
motivating (verb)
firing, inspiring, Instigating, Throwing, triggering, inducing, enticing, jostling, thrusting, hurtling, energizing, Forcing, Punching, poking, jogging, prompting, launching, provoking, Bumping, Ramming, Magnetizing, encouraging, slinging, catapulting, Nudging, jerking, pitching, moving, Lobbing, heaving, Shoving, Flinging, shooting, hurling, fermenting, knocking, striking, prodding, jolting.
requesting (verb)
questioning, requisitioning, Petitioning, summoning, wanting, bidding, seeking, Desiring, appealing, Soliciting, probing, demanding, wishing, Requesting, Querying, inquiring, pleading, inviting.

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Other relevant words:
importunity, urgency, prod, persuasion, spur, wheedling, goad, insistence.

Usage examples for urging

  1. What is this man urging me to do? – The Midnight Queen by May Agnes Fleming
  2. A good night's rest will do you good, she said, gently urging him to rise. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  3. But I had another reason than this for urging her on. – The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green