propel

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To cause to move in a certain direction

When it had advanced from the wood, it hopped much after the fashion of a kangaroo, using its hind feet and tail to propel it, and when it stood erect, it sat upon its tail.

To make to arrive to a certain situation or result

I can discern your nature and see that even without any arguments (logoi) from me it will propel you to what you say you are drawn towards,.

to drive or urge forward
{v} to drive or push forward, to urge
cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship"
cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship
To drive forward; to urge or press onward by force; to move, or cause to move; as, the wind or steam propels ships; balls are propelled by gunpowder
To propel something in a particular direction means to cause it to move in that direction. The tiny rocket is attached to the spacecraft and is designed to propel it toward Mars. -propelled combines with nouns to form adjectives which indicate how something, especially a weapon, is propelled. rocket-propelled grenades
If something propels you into a particular activity, it causes you to do it. It was a shooting star that propelled me into astronomy in the first place He is propelled by both guilt and the need to avenge his father
give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
To cause to move, to surge forward
{f} push, thrust, drive; move forward
propelling
propellant
propelled
past of propel
propelling
present participle of propel
propelling
tending to or capable of propelling; "propellant fuel for submarines"; "the faster a jet plane goes the greater its propulsive efficiency"; "universities the seats of propulsive thought"
propels
third-person singular of propel
propel
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