Meaning: If you urge somebody on, you encourage them to continue trying to do something.Synonym: encourage
- urge on sb/sth Good teachers urge on their weaker students, and help them to do their best.
- urge sb/sth on I urged Billy on by telling him I knew he could do it. And when he really believed he could do it too, he did it!
Jenny didn't think she was pretty enough to get a boyfriend, but her friends urged her on by saying