Definitions for exhortɪgˈzɔrt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ex•hortɪgˈzɔrt(v.t.)

  1. to urge, advise, or caution earnestly; admonish urgently.

  2. (v.i.)to give urgent advice, recommendations, or warnings.

Origin of exhort:

1375–1425; late ME ex(h)orte < L exhortārī to encourage =ex-ex -1+hortārī to urge

ex•hort′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep up(verb)

    spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts

    "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"

  2. urge, urge on, press, exhort(verb)

    force or impel in an indicated direction

    "I urged him to finish his studies"

Wiktionary

  1. exhort(Verb)

    To urge; to advise earnestly.

  2. Origin: From exhortor, from ex- + hortor

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exhort(verb)

    to incite by words or advice; to animate or urge by arguments, as to a good deed or laudable conduct; to address exhortation to; to urge strongly; hence, to advise, warn, or caution

  2. Exhort(verb)

    to deliver exhortation; to use words or arguments to incite to good deeds

  3. Exhort(noun)

    exhortation


Translations for exhort

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

exhort(verb)

to urge strongly and earnestly.

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