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[うなが()·]
unagasu
godan verb, transitive verb

English Meaning(s) for 促す

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to urge; to encourage; to press; to prompt; to draw (attention to)
  2. to stimulate (e.g. growth); to hasten (e.g. development); to quicken; to accelerate; to promote

Definition and Synonyms for 促す

Press be urgent
Synonyms: 促す, 切迫, 圧す, 圧す, 圧する, 急き立てる, 押す, 押し付ける, 絞る
Press force or impel in an indicated direction
Synonyms: あおる, つつく, せっつく, けしかける, しょうよう, 促す, 催す, 催促, 叱咤, 揉み立てる, 煽る, 督促, 督励, 督責, 突き上げる, 説き勧める, 責め立てる, 迫る, 駆る
Make cause to do
Synonyms: そそる, けしかける, 促す, 刺激, 刺衝, 勧奨, 奮い起こす, 突き動かす, 策励, 誘う, 誘い出す, 誘導, 誘引, 誘起, 鼓吹, 鼓舞
Hasten speed up the progress of
Synonyms: 促す, 促進, 早める, 荒む, 進む, 進める
Press to be oppressive or burdensome
Synonyms: 促す, 圧す, 圧す, 圧する, 急き立てる, 押す, 押し付ける, 絞る
Demand request urgently and forcefully
Synonyms: 促す, 催促, 強要, 求める, 注文, 注文, 督する, 督促, 督責, 要望, 要求, 要請, 詰め寄る, 談じ込む, 請求, 迫る
Invite request the participation or presence of
Synonyms: 促す, 招待
Incite urge on
Synonyms: あおる, そやす, つつく, せっつく, つっつく, けしかける, そそのかす, 使嗾, 促す, 急き立てる, 扇動, 揉み立てる, 教唆, 焚き付ける, 煽る, 煽り立てる, 突く, 突き動かす, 駆る
Press place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure
Synonyms: 促す, 圧す, 圧す, 圧する, 急き立てる, 押す, 押し付ける, 絞る
Move give an incentive for action
Synonyms: 促す, 動かす
Press press from a plastic
Synonyms: 促す, 圧す, 圧す, 圧する, 急き立てる, 押す, 押し付ける, 絞る
Press create by pressing
Synonyms: 促す, 圧す, 圧す, 圧する, 急き立てる, 押す, 押し付ける, 絞る
Hustle cause to move furtively and hurriedly
Synonyms: 促す, 急き立てる
Make cause to act in a specified manner
Synonyms: そそる, けしかける, 促す, 刺激, 刺衝, 勧奨, 奮い起こす, 突き動かす, 策励, 誘う, 誘い出す, 誘導, 誘引, 誘起, 鼓吹, 鼓舞
Hasten facilitate
Synonyms: 促す, 促進, 早める, 荒む, 進む, 進める
Incite cause to act
Synonyms: あおる, そやす, つつく, せっつく, つっつく, けしかける, そそのかす, 使嗾, 促す, 急き立てる, 扇動, 揉み立てる, 教唆, 焚き付ける, 煽る, 煽り立てる, 突く, 突き動かす, 駆る

Meanings for each kanji in 促す

stimulate; urge; press; demand; incite Kanji Details »

Categories 促す is a member of

Quest express the need or desire for
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Advise give advice to
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Make make or cause to be or to become
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Make give rise to
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Cast form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
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Move cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
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Help give help or assistance
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Be have the quality of being
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Matter have weight
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Flatten become flat or flatter
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 促す

Conjugations for 促す

masu stem
[うなが()·]
unagashi
Negative stem
[うなが()·]
unagasa
te-form
[うなが()··]
unagashite
Negative te-form
[うなが()····]
unagasanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
[うなが()···]
unagasanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うなが()·]
unagasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()···]
unagasanai
Past Indicative Form
[うなが()··]
unagashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()·····]
unagasanakatta
Presumptive Form
[うなが()··]
unagasou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うなが()···]
unagashimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()····]
unagashimasen
Past Indicative Form
[うなが()····]
unagashimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()·······]
unagashimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[うなが()·····]
unagashimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[うなが()···]
unagashitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()·····]
unagashitakunai
Past Indicative Form
[うなが()·····]
unagashitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()·······]
unagashitakunakatta
te-form
[うなが()····]
unagashitakute
Negative te-form
[うなが()······]
unagashitakunakute
Adverbial Form
[うなが()···]
unagashitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うなが()·]
unagase
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うなが()····]
unagashinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[うなが()··]
unagaseba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()·····]
unagasanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
[うなが()····]
unagasanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[うなが()···]
unagashitara
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()······]
unagasanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[うなが()···]
unagashitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うなが()··]
unagaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()···]
unagasenai
Past Indicative Form
[うなが()··]
unagaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()·····]
unagasenakatta
te-form
[うなが()··]
unagasete
Negative te-form
[うなが()····]
unagasenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うなが()···]
unagasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()····]
unagasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[うなが()····]
unagasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()·······]
unagasemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うなが()···]
unagasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()····]
unagasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[うなが()···]
unagasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()······]
unagasarenakatta
te-form
[うなが()···]
unagasarete
Negative te-form
[うなが()·····]
unagasarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うなが()····]
unagasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()·····]
unagasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[うなが()·····]
unagasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()········]
unagasaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うなが()···]
unagasaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()····]
unagasasenai
Past Indicative Form
[うなが()···]
unagasaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()······]
unagasasenakatta
te-form
[うなが()···]
unagasasete
Negative te-form
[うなが()·····]
unagasasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うなが()····]
unagasasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()·····]
unagasasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[うなが()·····]
unagasasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()········]
unagasasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[うなが()·····]
unagasaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()······]
unagasaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
[うなが()·····]
unagasaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()········]
unagasaserarenakatta
te-form
[うなが()·····]
unagasaserarete
Negative te-form
[うなが()·······]
unagasaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[うなが()······]
unagasaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()·······]
unagasaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
[うなが()·······]
unagasaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()··········]
unagasaseraremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
[うなが()··]
unagasan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()··]
unagasazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()··]
unagasanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[うなが()···]
unagasazaru

Sample Sentences for 促す

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She prodded him to work harder.
He urged her to drive carefully.
The policeman called our attention to the danger of pickpockets.
The doctor urged the patient to stop smoking.

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