Impel



[im-pel] /ɪmˈpɛl/

verb (used with object), 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.
/ɪmˈpɛl/
verb (transitive) -pels, -pelling, -pelled
1.
to urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
2.
to push, drive, or force into motion
v.

early 15c., from Latin impellere “to push, strike against, drive forward, urge on,” from assimilated form of in- “into, in, on, upon” (see in- (2)) + pellere “to push, drive” (see pulse (n.1)). Related: Impelled; impelling.

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