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  • 1 impel forward — index launch (project) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 impel — I verb actuate, agitate, arouse, catapult, cause, drive forward, drive onward, encourage, fling, give an impetus, heave, hurl, impart momentum, impart motion, incitare, incite, incite to action, induce, instigate, jaculate, launch, mobilize,… …

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  • 3 forward — for·ward n: forward contract at contract Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. forwa …

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  • 4 Impel — Im*pel , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impelling}.] [L. impellere; pref. im in + pellere, pulsum, to drive. See {Pulse} a beat, and cf. {Impulse}.] To drive or urge forward or on; to press on; to incite to action or motion in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 impel — (v.) early 15c., from L. impellere to push, strike against, drive forward, urge on, from assimilated form of in into, in, on, upon (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + pellere to push, drive (see PULSE (Cf. pulse) (1)). Related: Impelled; impelling …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 impel — ► VERB (impelled, impelling) 1) drive, force, or urge to do. 2) drive forward. DERIVATIVES impeller noun. ORIGIN Latin impellere, from in towards + pellere to drive …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 impel — [im pel′] vt. impelled, impelling [ME impellen < L impellere < in , in + pellere, to drive < IE base * pel , to push into motion, drive > FELT] 1. to push, drive, or move forward; propel 2. to force, compel, or urge; incite; constrain …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 forward — Synonyms and related words: a bit previous, accelerate, acculturate, acquiescent, act for, actuate, address, advance, advanced, advancing, advantage, adventurous, agog, agreeable, ahead, aid, air express, airfreight, airmail, alacritous, alee,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 9 forward — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. front, anterior, fore most; precocious; ready, eager, prompt; enterprising, aggressive; intrusive, officious; pert, saucy, flip; future, coming. See insolence. v. t. impel, dispatch, deliver,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 impel — transitive verb (impelled; impelling) Etymology: Middle English impellen, from Latin impellere, from in + pellere to drive more at felt Date: 15th century 1. to urge or drive forward or on by or as if by the exertion of strong moral pressure ;… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 impel — /im pel /, v.t., impelled, impelling. 1. to drive or urge forward; press on; incite or constrain to action. 2. to drive or cause to move onward; propel; impart motion to. [1375 1425; late ME impellen < L impellere to strike against, set in motion …

    Universalium

  • 12 impel — verb /ɪmˈpɛl/ a) To urge a person; to press on; to incite to action or motion via intrinsic motivation. (contrast with propel, to compel or drive extrinsically) b) To drive forward; to propel an object …

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  • 13 impel — Synonyms and related words: actuate, advance, animate, beset, bind, bowl, bunt, butt, cause, cause to, compel, constrain, drive, drive on, energize, enforce, foment, force, forward, foster, galvanize, give an impetus, give momentum, goad, grip,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 impel — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. drive, push, urge; force, constrain; incite, compel, induce. See impulse, motion. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To urge or force] Syn. induce, instigate, animate, compel; see drive 1 , force 1 , motivate …

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  • 15 impel — im·pel || ɪm pel v. urge into action, drive, force onward, propel forward, cause to move …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 impel — [ɪm pɛl] verb (impels, impelling, impelled) force or urge to do something. ↘drive forward. Origin ME: from L. impellere, from in towards + pellere to drive …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 17 impel — v. a. 1. Drive, push, urge, put in motion, press on, urge forward. 2. Induce, move, persuade, influence, instigate, incite, actuate, stimulate, set on, stir up …

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  • 18 impel — v 1. urge or drive forward, press or urge on, exhort, impress; induce, persuade, prevail upon, insist upon, railroad, ramrod; constrain, oblige, necessitate, require, demand, force, make, exact, leave no option or choice; apply pressure, Inf.… …

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  • 19 impel — im•pel [[t]ɪmˈpɛl[/t]] v. t. pelled, pel•ling 1) to drive or urge forward 2) to impart motion to • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME < L impellere to strike against, set in motion = im I+pellere to strike, move (something); cf. pulse I syn: See… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 impel — /ɪmˈpɛl / (say im pel) verb (t) (impelled, impelling) 1. to drive or urge forward; press on; incite or constrain to action in any way. 2. to drive, or cause to move, onwards; propel; impart motion to. {Latin impellere} …

    Australian English dictionary