To urge caution.
An example of urge is an argument that college is an important to a wavering high school senior.
An example of urge is a strong wish for caramel.
An example of urge is to try to convince a student to apply to college as soon as possible.
Urge passage of the bill; a speech urging moderation.
Suppressed an urge to laugh.
To urge an argument; to urge the necessity of a case.
Other Word Forms
Origin of urge
- Latin urgēre
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Latin urgeō (“I urge").