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Definition of Urge

Urge

  1. To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward.
  2. To press the mind or will of; to ply with motives, arguments, persuasion, or importunity.
  3. To provoke; to exasperate.
  4. To press hard upon; to follow closely
  5. To present in an urgent manner; to press upon attention; to insist upon; as, to urge an argument; to urge the necessity of a case.
  6. To treat with forcible means; to take severe or violent measures with; as, to urge an ore with intense heat.
  7. To press onward or forward.
  8. To be pressing in argument; to insist; to persist.

Urge Quotations

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
Confucius

Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.
Bruce Lee

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.
Arthur Ashe

I just got one last thing, I urge all of you, all of you, to enjoy your life, the precious moments you have. To spend each day with some laughter and some thought, to get you're emotions going.
Jim Valvano

Guys have a level of insecurity and vulnerability that's exponentially bigger than you think. With the primal urge to be alpha comes extreme heartbreak. The harder we fight, the harder we fall.
John Krasinski
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Urge Translations

urge in Dutch is aanwakkeren, aanvuren, aansporen
urge in French is exhortent, encourager, exhortez, exhortons
urge in Italian is premura, incoraggiare
urge in Latin is instigo
urge in Portuguese is impuso
urge in Swedish is uppmana, mana