Propel

Definition of Propel

Pro`pel´
v. t.1.To drive forward; to urge or press onward by force; to move, or cause to move; as, the wind or steam propels ships; balls are propelled by gunpowder.
[imp. & p. p. Propelled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Propelling.]

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advance, animate, bowl, bunt, butt, compel, drive on, egg on, energize, exhort, force, forward, foster, galvanize, get moving, give an impetus, give momentum, goad, impel, incite, launch, mobilize, motivate, move, move to action, nudge, pedal, pole, power, prick, prod, promote, prompt, put in motion, roll, row, send, set agoing, set going, set in motion, shove, shunt, spark, spur, start, stimulate, sweep, sweep along, thrust, treadle, troll, trundle, whip on
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