Translation of "urge" - English-Portuguese dictionary

urge

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

instar alguém a fazer algo, pedir com insistência que alguém faça algo, insistir que alguém faça algo
His parents urged him to go to university.
noun uk /ɜːdʒ/ us /ɜrdʒ/

a strong wish or need

ímpeto, impulso, anseio, ânsia
I felt a powerful urge to slap him.

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