Meaning of “urge” - Learner’s Dictionary

urge

verb [ T ] uk us /ɜːdʒ/
urge sb to do sth

to try to persuade someone to do something:

His parents urged him to go to university.

formal to strongly advise an action:

Financial experts are urging caution.

(Definition of “urge verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)