Translation of "urge" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb uk /ɜːdʒ/ us /ɜrdʒ/ present participle urging, past tense and past participle urged
urge someone to do something

to try to persuade someone to do something

His parents urged him to go to university.
noun uk /ɜːdʒ/ us /ɜrdʒ/

a strong wish or need

I felt a powerful urge to slap him.

(Translation of “urge” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)