Translation of "urge" - English-French dictionary


verb transitiveurge /ɜrdʒ/
to give sb strong advice suggesting they do sth
conseiller vivement

We urge you to reconsider your decision.
Nous vous conseillons vivement de reconsidérer votre décision.


noun countableurge /ɜrdʒ/
a strong need or desire
forte envie feminine

sexual urges
des pulsions sexuelles

I fought against the urge to scream.
J'ai lutté contre l'envie de crier.

(Translation of “urge” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /əːdʒ/

to try to persuade or request earnestly (someone to do something)

He urged her to drive carefully
‘Come with me,’ he urged.

to try to convince a person of (eg the importance of, or necessity for, some action)

pousser (à)
He urged (on them) the necessity for speed.
urge on

to drive or try to persuade (a person etc) to go on or forwards

He urged himself on in spite of his weariness.

(Translation of “urge” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)