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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

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 want to believe that those who have been appointed to accomplish this mission will be totally committed, devoting all their skills and determination to their work. I urge you to lend them your support so that, together, we can build that bright future worthy of our country.
Paul Biya

It's very important that young artists push boundaries, because sometimes you have this urge to do something - like the impulsive and dangerous urges I had as a child - and if you don't follow through with it you might miss out on a developmental experience.
Marina Abramovic

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
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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
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