Synonyms of urge in English:

urge


See definition of urge

verb

1‘she urged him to buy a boat’

SYNONYMS
encourage, try to persuade, enjoin, adjure, admonish, press, prompt, prod, goad, egg on, spur, push, pressure, put pressure on, use pressure on, pressurize, lean on
dragoon, constrain
entreat, exhort, implore, call on, appeal, beg, beseech, plead, nag
informal psych up, put the heat on, put the screws on, twist someone's arm, railroad into, bulldoze into
ANTONYMS

discourage

2‘she urged her horse down the rutted lane’

SYNONYMS
impel, spur, spur on, force, drive, coerce, goad

3‘I urge caution in interpreting these results’

SYNONYMS
advise, counsel, advocate, recommend, suggest
support, endorse, back, champion

noun

1‘I also have this urge to travel’

SYNONYMS
desire, wish, need, impulse, compulsion, longing, yearning, hankering, craving, appetite, hunger, thirst, lust, fancy
informal yen, itch