Textual thesaurus for "urge"

(noun) itch

a strong restless desire

why this urge to travel?

(noun) impulse

an instinctive motive

profound religious impulses

(verb) press, exhort, urge on

force or impel in an indicated direction

I urged him to finish his studies

(verb) cheer, inspire, pep up, urge on, barrack, exhort, root on

spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts

The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers

(verb) recommend, advocate

push for something

The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day