impel forward

impel forward
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  • impel — I verb actuate, agitate, arouse, catapult, cause, drive forward, drive onward, encourage, fling, give an impetus, heave, hurl, impart momentum, impart motion, incitare, incite, incite to action, induce, instigate, jaculate, launch, mobilize,… …   Law dictionary

  • forward — for·ward n: forward contract at contract Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. forwa …   Law dictionary

  • Impel — Im*pel , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impelling}.] [L. impellere; pref. im in + pellere, pulsum, to drive. See {Pulse} a beat, and cf. {Impulse}.] To drive or urge forward or on; to press on; to incite to action or motion in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impel — (v.) early 15c., from L. impellere to push, strike against, drive forward, urge on, from assimilated form of in into, in, on, upon (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + pellere to push, drive (see PULSE (Cf. pulse) (1)). Related: Impelled; impelling …   Etymology dictionary

  • impel — ► VERB (impelled, impelling) 1) drive, force, or urge to do. 2) drive forward. DERIVATIVES impeller noun. ORIGIN Latin impellere, from in towards + pellere to drive …   English terms dictionary

  • impel — [im pel′] vt. impelled, impelling [ME impellen < L impellere < in , in + pellere, to drive < IE base * pel , to push into motion, drive > FELT] 1. to push, drive, or move forward; propel 2. to force, compel, or urge; incite; constrain …   English World dictionary

  • forward — Synonyms and related words: a bit previous, accelerate, acculturate, acquiescent, act for, actuate, address, advance, advanced, advancing, advantage, adventurous, agog, agreeable, ahead, aid, air express, airfreight, airmail, alacritous, alee,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • forward — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. front, anterior, fore most; precocious; ready, eager, prompt; enterprising, aggressive; intrusive, officious; pert, saucy, flip; future, coming. See insolence. v. t. impel, dispatch, deliver,… …   English dictionary for students

  • impel — transitive verb (impelled; impelling) Etymology: Middle English impellen, from Latin impellere, from in + pellere to drive more at felt Date: 15th century 1. to urge or drive forward or on by or as if by the exertion of strong moral pressure ;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • impel — /im pel /, v.t., impelled, impelling. 1. to drive or urge forward; press on; incite or constrain to action. 2. to drive or cause to move onward; propel; impart motion to. [1375 1425; late ME impellen < L impellere to strike against, set in motion …   Universalium

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