Urged vs Enjoyed - What's the difference?

urged | enjoyed |

As verbs the difference between urged and enjoyed

is that urged is (urge) while enjoyed is (enjoy).




  • (urge)
  • Anagrams





    (en noun)
  • A strong desire; an itch to do something.
  • Verb

  • To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • through the thick deserts headlong urged his flight
  • To press the mind or will of; to ply with motives, arguments, persuasion, or importunity.
  • * Shakespeare
  • My brother never / Did urge me in his act; I did inquire it.
  • To provoke; to exasperate.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Urge not my father's anger.
  • To press hard upon; to follow closely.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • Heir urges heir, like wave impelling wave.
  • To present in an urgent manner; to insist upon.
  • to urge''' an argument; to '''urge the necessity of a case
  • (obsolete) To treat with forcible means; to take severe or violent measures with.
  • to urge an ore with intense heat
  • To press onward or forward.
  • To be pressing in argument; to insist; to persist.
  • Synonyms

    * animate * incite * impel * instigate * stimulate * encourage

    See also

    * surge


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  • (enjoy)

  • enjoy



    (en verb)
  • To receive pleasure or satisfaction from something
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author=(Henry Petroski)
  • , title= Geothermal Energy , volume=101, issue=4, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Energy has seldom been found where we need it when we want it. Ancient nomads, wishing to ward off the evening chill and enjoy a meal around a campfire, had to collect wood and then spend time and effort coaxing the heat of friction out from between sticks to kindle a flame. With more settled people, animals were harnessed to capstans or caged in treadmills to turn grist into meal.}}
  • To have the use or benefit of something.
  • * Bible, Numbers xxxvi. 8
  • that the children of Israel may enjoy every man the inheritance of his fathers
  • * 1988 , Harry G Frankfurt, The importance of what we care about: philosophical essays
  • This account fails to provide any basis for doubting that animals of subhuman species enjoy the freedom it defines.
  • To have sexual intercourse with.
  • (Milton)

    Usage notes

    * This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing) . See

    Derived terms

    * enjoyable * enjoyment * to enjoy oneself