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impel

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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] impellō

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to impel

Third person singular
impel

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
l

to impel (third-person singular simple present impel, present participle l, simple past and past participle ing) (UK)

Infinitive
to impel

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to impel (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -) (US)
  1. (transitive) To urge a person; to press on; to incite to action or motion in any way.
  2. (transitive) To drive forward; to propel an object.

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References

  • "impel" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

impel” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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