Need another word that means the same as “exhort”? Find 19 synonyms and 30 related words for “exhort” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Exhort” are: press, urge, urge on, barrack, cheer, inspire, root on, encourage, call on, enjoin, adjure, charge, try to persuade, pressure, put pressure on, use pressure on, pressurize, lean on, push
Exhort as a Verb
Definitions of "Exhort" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “exhort” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Force or impel in an indicated direction.
- Spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts.
- Strongly encourage or urge (someone) to do something.
Synonyms of "Exhort" as a verb (19 Words)
|adjure||Ask for or request earnestly.|
I adjure you to tell me the truth.
|barrack||Lodge in barracks.|
The granary in which the platoons were barracked.
|call on||Assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to.|
|charge||Cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on.|
Wedding planners may charge an hourly fee of up to 150.
MPs rose to cheer the Chancellor.
|encourage||Contribute to the progress or growth of.|
His financial success encouraged him to look for a wife.
|enjoin||Instruct or urge (someone) to do something.|
The charitable deeds enjoined on him by religion.
|inspire||Animate someone with (a feeling.|
The film was successful enough to inspire a sequel.
|lean on||Have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined.|
|press||Exert pressure or force to or upon.|
The record was pressed in two runs of 500 copies.
|pressure||To cause to do through pressure or necessity by physical moral or intellectual means.|
She pressured her son to accept a job offer from the bank.
|pressurize||Increase the pressure on a gas or liquid.|
The airplane cabin is pressurized.
|push||Make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby.|
Lydia pushed the door shut.
|put pressure on||Put into a certain place or abstract location.|
|root on||Become settled or established and stable in one’s residence or life style.|
|try to persuade||Put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice.|
|urge||Recommend (something) strongly.|
Drawing up outside the house he urged her inside.
|urge on||Spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts.|
|use pressure on||Use up, consume fully.|
Usage Examples of "Exhort" as a verb
- ‘Come on, you guys,’ exhorted Linda.
- I exhorted her to be a good child.
Associations of "Exhort" (30 Words)
|advice||A proposal for an appropriate course of action.|
The want of fresh advices from Europe.
|advise||Inform (someone) about a fact or situation in a formal or official way.|
He advised caution.
|animate||Endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness- T.E.Lawrence.|
The word dog is animate.
|catalyst||Something that causes an important event to happen.|
Chlorine acts as a catalyst promoting the breakdown of ozone.
|catalyze||Change by catalysis or cause to catalyze.|
|cheer||Cause somebody to feel happier or more cheerful.|
They cheered his emotional speech.
|elate||In high spirits; exultant or proud.|
Their elate and animated faces.
|encourage||Give support, confidence, or hope to (someone.|
The intention is to encourage new writing talent.
|enliven||Make (something) more entertaining, interesting, or appealing.|
The visit had clearly enlivened my mother.
|hearten||Give encouragement to.|
She was heartened to observe that the effect was faintly comic.
|impel||Drive forward; propel.|
A lack of equality impelled the oppressed to fight.
The incitement of mutiny.
|induce||Produce (an electric charge or current or a magnetic state) by induction.|
The ads induced me to buy a VCR.
|inflame||Become inflamed get sore.|
The finger joints were inflamed with rheumatoid arthritis.
|infuse||Fill, as with a certain quality.|
Some physiologists infuses sugar solutions into the veins of animals.
|input||A statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information.|
Test results can be inputted by the technician in the laboratory.
|inspire||Create (a feeling, especially a positive one) in a person.|
They can expand their lungs and inspire enough gas to satisfy oxygen requirements.
|inspiring||Having the effect of inspiring someone.|
The scenery is not very inspiring.
|instigate||Incite someone to do something, especially something bad.|
They instigated a reign of terror.
|instill||Fill, as with a certain quality.|
Her presence instilled faith into the children.
|invigorate||Impart vigor, strength, or vitality to.|
The cold water invigorated him.
|invoke||Cause (a procedure) to be carried out.|
She invoked an ancient law.
|monition||A summons issued after the filing of a libel or claim directing all parties concerned to show cause why the judgment asked for should not be granted.|
A letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality.
|motivate||Give an incentive for action.|
He said he would motivate funds to upgrade the food stalls.
|motivation||A reason or reasons for acting or behaving in a particular way.|
The following proposal and motivation is submitted for consideration.
|spur||Urge a horse forward by digging one s spurs into its sides.|
The rider spurred his horse.
|stimulate||Encourage or arouse interest or enthusiasm in.|
The courses stimulate a passion for learning.
|stimulation||The raising of levels of physiological or nervous activity in the body or any biological system.|
Stimulation of the vagus nerve slows heart rate.
|urge||Encourage (a person or animal) to move more quickly or in a particular direction.|
|warning||Cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness.|
She had only had four days warning before leaving Berlin.