Purged vs Urged - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between purged and urged
is that purged
) while urged
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
An act of .
(medicine) An evacuation of the bowels or a vomiting.
A cleansing of pipes.
A forcible removal of people, for example, from political activity.
That which purges; especially, a medicine that evacuates the intestines; a cathartic.
- Stalin liked to ensure that his purges were not reversible.
to clean thoroughly; to cleanse; to rid of impurities
(religion) to free from sin, guilt, or the burden or responsibility of misdeeds
To remove by cleansing; to wash away.
* Bible, Psalms lxxix. 9
- Purge away our sins, for thy name's sake.
(medicine) to void (the bowels); to vomit.
(medicine) To operate on (somebody) as a cathartic, or in a similar manner.
(legal) to clear of a charge, suspicion, or imputation
To clarify; to clear the dregs from (liquor).
To become pure, as by clarification.
To have or produce frequent evacuations from the intestines, as by means of a cathartic.
- We'll join our cares to purge away / Our country's crimes.
A strong desire; an itch to do something.
To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward.
* Alexander Pope
To press the mind or will of; to ply with motives, arguments, persuasion, or importunity.
- through the thick deserts headlong urged his flight
To provoke; to exasperate.
- My brother never / Did urge me in his act; I did inquire it.
To press hard upon; to follow closely.
* Alexander Pope
- Urge not my father's anger.
To present in an urgent manner; to insist upon.
- Heir urges heir, like wave impelling wave.
(obsolete) To treat with forcible means; to take severe or violent measures with.
- to urge''' an argument; to '''urge the necessity of a case
To press onward or forward.
To be pressing in argument; to insist; to persist.
- to urge an ore with intense heat