What does urgent mean?

Definitions for urgentˈɜr dʒənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word urgent.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pressing, urgent(adj)

    compelling immediate action

    "too pressing to permit of longer delay"; "the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'"; "bridges in urgent need of repair"

Wiktionary

  1. urgent(Adjective)

    Requiring immediate attention.

    An urgent appeal was sent out for assistance.

  2. Origin: Latin urgentem ('pressing') from urgere ('to press').

Webster Dictionary

  1. Urgent(adj)

    urging; pressing; besetting; plying, with importunity; calling for immediate attention; instantly important

Freebase

  1. Urgent

    "Urgent" is a song by the Anglo-American rock band Foreigner, and the first single from their hit album 4 in 1981.

Editors Contribution

  1. urgent

    An act, action, answer, obligation or response that is placed in first priority to be achieved with immediate effect or today according to the agreement, contract, need, requirement or obligation .

    Many different systems within society have the intelligence, knowledge and systems to give an urgent response where it is appropriate and needed.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'urgent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4290

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'urgent' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4303

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'urgent' in Adjectives Frequency: #569

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of urgent in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of urgent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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