[ UK /ˈɜːd‍ʒ/ ]
[ US /ˈɝdʒ/ ]
NOUN
  1. an instinctive motive
    profound religious impulses
  2. a strong restless desire
    why this urge to travel?
VERB
  1. push for something
    The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day
  2. spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
    The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers
  3. force or impel in an indicated direction
    I urged him to finish his studies
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How To Use urge In A Sentence

  • Companies need to be able to handle surges, otherwise the cost of generating leads is wasted and prospective customers who cannot get through may get such a bad impression of the company that they do not bother calling back.
  • The caller urges the often elderly victims to transfer their money to a'safe' account set up in their name. Times, Sunday Times
  • Remember that even if your surgery is performed in an office or surgicenter, your surgeon should have hospital privileges to perform that procedure. You: On a Diet
  • Both favour the no-frills approach, often eschewing swish restaurants to munch burgers together when they meet. Times, Sunday Times
  • The study predicted that, by 2022, the country would still require $7.2 billion in foreign aid a year—and that assumes an upsurge of so-far inexistent mining-industry revenue and no dramatic deterioration of security. Afghanistan Seeks Enduring Support
  • Washington, who believed liquor a particular scourge among blacks, sent felicitations. LAST CALL
  • He visited a specialist yesterday to find out whether he requires surgery. Times, Sunday Times
  • Surgeons grafted tissue from her leg to the outside of her brain for protection.
  • He urged booksellers to cooperate to form a nationwide chain of ecumenical book outlets that would be well-funded and professionally run.
  • Seven years before US Surgeon General Luther Terry would announce a link between smoking and cancer, this information was political and business dynamite.
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