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Urge
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Urge as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

2 December 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 48 answers for the crossword clue 'Urge', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Urge a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Urge as an answer itself some 345 times.

Urge is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Monday, 13 December 2021 with the answer being PRESS, we also found PRESS to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A strong restless desire; "why this urge to travel?"
  • Spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
  • Push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"
  • An instinctive motive; "profound religious impulses"
  • Force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Urge'.

  • grue

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

EGG
Animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds

YEN
The basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen

4 Letters

COAX
A transmission line for high-frequency signals

GOAD
A pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion

ITCH
A strong restless desire; "why this urge to travel?"

PROD
Urge on; cause to act; "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"

PUSH
An effort to advance; "the army made a push toward the sea"

SPUR
A sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward; "cowboys know not to squat with their spurs on"

5 Letters

CHEER
The quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom; "flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room"

DRIVE
The act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"

EGGON
Urge on; cause to act; "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"

IMPEL
Cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship"

LOBBY
The people who support some common cause or business or principle or sectional interest

PEPUP
Make more interesting or lively; "juice up a party"; "pep up your paper"

PRESS
A weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead

6 Letters

ADJURE
Ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"

CAJOLE
Influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"

COERCE chris roberson
To cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information"

DESIRE
Express a desire for

EXHORT
Spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"

HUNGER
Strong desire for something (not food or drink); "a thirst for knowledge"; "hunger for affection"

INCITE
Provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"

INDUCE
Cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa"

PROMPT
(computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command

ROOTON
Spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"

URGEON
Spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"

7 Letters

BARRACK
A building or group of buildings used to house military personnel

BESEECH
Ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"

CRAVING
An intense desire for some particular thing

ENTREAT
Ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"

IMPLORE
Call upon in supplication; entreat; "I beg you to stop!"

IMPULSE
The act of applying force suddenly; "the impulse knocked him over"

INSPIRE
Supply the inspiration for; "The article about the artist inspired the exhibition of his recent work"

LONGING
Prolonged unfulfilled desire or need

8 Letters

ADMONISH
Admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior; "I warned him not to go too far"; "I warn you against false assumptions"; "She warned him to be quiet"

ADVOCATE
A person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea

PERSUADE
Win approval or support for; "Carry all before one"; "His speech did not sway the voters"

PRESSURE
The act of pressing; the exertion of pressure; "he gave the button a press"; "he used pressure to stop the bleeding"; "at the pressing of a button"

YEARNING
Prolonged unfulfilled desire or need

9 Letters

CONSTRAIN
Restrict; "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations"

ENCOURAGE
Spur on; "His financial success encouraged him to look for a wife"

HANKERING
A yearning for something or to do something

IMPORTUNE
Beg persistently and urgently; "I importune you to help them"

RECOMMEND
Make attractive or acceptable; "Honesty recommends any person"

STIMULATE
Cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa"

10 Letters

COMPULSION
Using force to cause something to occur; "though pressed into rugby under compulsion I began to enjoy the game"; "they didn't have to use coercion"

MOTIVATION
The psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives"

11 Letters

INCLINATION
The act of inclining; bending forward; "an inclination of his head indicated his agreement"

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