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English

Etymology

Latin urgere. Cognate with Old English wrecan (English wreak).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
urge

Plural
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  1. A strong desire; an itch to do something.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to urge

Third person singular
urg

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to urge (third-person singular simple present urg, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward.
  2. (transitive) To press the mind or will of; to ply with motives, arguments, persuasion, or importunity.
  3. (transitive) To provoke; to exasperate.
  4. (transitive) To present in an urgent manner; to insist upon.
  5. (transitive) (obsolete): To treat with forcible means; to take severe or violent measures with; as, to urge an ore with intense heat.
  6. (transitive) To press onward or forward.
  7. (transitive) To be pressing in argument; to insist; to persist.

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French

Verb

urge

  1. Third-person singular present tense of urger.

Italian

Verb

urge

  1. Third-person singular present tense of urgere.

Spanish

Verb

urge (infinitive: urgir)

  1. Informal second-person singular (“tú”) affirmative imperative form of urgir.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of urgir.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of urgir.

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