Synonyms of prod in English:

prod


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See Spanish definition of codazo

verb

1‘Cassie prodded him in the chest’

SYNONYMS
poke, jab, dig, nudge, elbow, butt, push, stab

2‘the campaign was intended to prod the government into action’

SYNONYMS
spur, stimulate, stir, rouse, prompt, drive, push, galvanize, move, motivate, encourage, persuade, urge, chivvy, impel, actuate
incite, goad, egg on, provoke

noun

1‘a sharp prod in the ribs’

SYNONYMS
poke, jab, dig, nudge, butt, push, shove, thrust

2‘you need a gentle prod to remind you that life is only what you make it’

SYNONYMS
stimulus, push, prompt, reminder, prompting, spur, motivation
incitement, goad

3‘an electric cattle prod’

SYNONYMS
goad, stick, spike