cause to move forward with force
"Steam propels this ship"
motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite(verb)
give an incentive for action
"This moved me to sacrifice my career"
To cause to move in a certain direction.
To make to arrive to a certain situation or result.
Origin: Historically (late ) meant "expel, drive out". From propello, from pro- "forward" and pello.
to drive forward; to urge or press onward by force; to move, or cause to move; as, the wind or steam propels ships; balls are propelled by gunpowder
Origin: [L. propellere, propulsum; pro forward + pellere to drive. See Pulse a beating.]
Propel is a free, open-source object-relational mapping toolkit written in PHP. It is also an integral part of the PHP framework Symfony and was the default ORM up to, and including version 1.2.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prō-pel′, v.t. to drive forward: to urge onward by force:—pr.p. propel′ling; pa.t. and pa.p. propelled′.—n. Propel′lant, that which drives forward.—adj. Propel′lent.—ns. Propel′ler, one who, or that which, propels: any kind of mechanism for moving a ship through the water, by a paddle-wheel, oar, screw, &c.: a vessel thus propelled: a spinning-bait; Propel′ment, act of propelling: propelling mechanism. [L. pro, forward, pellĕre, to drive.]
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The numerical value of propel in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of propel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
That could propel their shares higher.
The actions you take today can propel you into a better position tomorrow."
Seizing the power of now is what will help you propel your life to where you need to be."
Something as startling, as shocking as these attacks are going to propel (national security) back to center stage.
Something as startling, as shocking as these attacks are going to propel( national security) back to center stage.
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- pohánět, hnátCzech
- antreiben, treibenGerman
- حرکت دادنPersian
- liikuttaa, kuljettaa, aiheuttaa, johdattaa, työntääFinnish
- catapulter, propulserFrench
- spàrr, cuir air adhartScottish Gaelic
- प्रेरित करनाHindi
- առաջ մղել, խթանելArmenian
- propulsar, movarIdo
- whakaneke, tītokoMāori
- propulsar, impulsionarPortuguese
- двигать, продвигатьRussian
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