Translation of "urge" - English-French dictionary


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)