Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de propel

(verbo) 
Definition
to cause to move forwards
The rocket is designed to propel the spacecraft.
Sinônimos
drive
I used the sledgehammer to drive the pegs in.
,
launch
The rocket was launched early this morning.
,
start
He started the car, which hummed smoothly.
,
force
The extra weight of the crash helmet forced my head backwards.
,
send
He let me go with a thrust of his wrist that sent me flying.
,
shoot
He shot an arrow into the air.
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push
They pushed him into the car.
,
thrust
They thrust him into the back of a jeep.
,
shove
He shoved her out of the way.
,
set in motion
Opostos
, , , ,
hold back
(verbo) 
He is propelled by the need to make his family proud.
Sinônimos
impel
I felt impelled to go on speaking.
,
drive
Curiosity drove me to probe into what they worked on together.
,
push
Her parents kept her in school and pushed her to study.
,
prompt
The recession has prompted consumers to cut back on buying cars.
,
spur
His friend's plight had spurred him into taking part.
,
motivate
His hard work was motivated by a need to achieve.
Opostos
, ,
hold back

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of force
Definition
to propel or drive despite resistance
The extra weight of the crash helmet forced my head backwards.
Sinônimos
in the sense of launch
Definition
to set (a rocket, missile, or spacecraft) into motion
The rocket was launched early this morning.
Sinônimos
send off,
set in motion,
send into orbit
in the sense of motivate
Definition
to give a reason or inspiration for a course of action to someone
His hard work was motivated by a need to achieve.
Sinônimos
get going,
give incentive to,
inspirit

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