What does urgent mean?

Definitions for urgent
ˈɜr dʒəntur·gent

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.

    Etymology: 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.

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

How to pronounce urgent?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say urgent in sign language?

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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

Examples of urgent in a Sentence

  1. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier:

    The help in (Friday's) emergency situation was tied to an urgent reminder not to make that the practice for the coming days.

  2. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    This heinous act once again underscores the urgent need for a political resolution to the conflict in Libya, the continuation of which only benefits terrorist groups, including ISIL.

  3. Rex Tillerson:

    I recognize there are many pressing challenges in the Middle East, but defeating ISIS is the United States' No. 1 goal in the region, when everything is a priority, nothing is a priority. We must continue to keep our focus on the most urgent matter at hand.

  4. Duncan Wood:

    State and local authorities are outgunned and outmaneuvered and the federal forces cannot be everywhere, there is an urgent need...to provide greater protection and insulation against organized crime.

  5. Song Young-gil:

    It's not urgent, the more urgent critical thing is how we can prevent (North Korean) nuclear testing, the sixth test.

Images & Illustrations of urgent

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