- 1to try hard to persuade someone to do something synonym urge
- 2 exhort somebody to do something The media have been exhorting people to come to the demonstration. exhort somebody to something They had been exhorted to action. exhort (somebody) + speech “Come on!” he exhorted (them).
NAmE//ɪɡˈzɔrt//(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they exhort
he / she / it exhorts
past simple exhorted
-ing form exhorting
exhortationjump to other results
NAmE//ˌɛɡzɔrˈteɪʃn//, NAmE//ˌɛksɔrˈteɪʃn//noun [countable, uncountable]