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Definition 1: force or impel in an indicated direction - [verb of communication]

Samples where exhort or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I urged him to finish his studies

Synonyms for exhort in the sense of this definition

(exhort is a kind of ...) give advice to

"The teacher counsels troubled students" "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"

(... is a kind of exhort ) urge to an unnatural speed

"Don't rush me, please!"

(... is a kind of exhort ) press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action

"He pushed her to finish her doctorate"

(... is a kind of exhort ) speak, plead, or argue in favor of

"The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house"

Definition 2: spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts - [verb of communication]

Samples where exhort or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers

Synonyms for exhort in the sense of this definition

(exhort is a kind of ...) inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to

(... is a kind of exhort ) act as a cheerleader in a sports event

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