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Synonyms for propel

Synonyms for (verb) propel

Synonyms: impel, propel Definition: cause to move forward with force Usage: Steam propels this ship

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: prompt, propel, incite, motivate, move, actuate Definition: give an incentive for action Usage: This moved me to sacrifice my career

Similar words: cause, do, make Definition: give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally Usage: cause a commotion; make a stir; cause an accident