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Synonyms for prodprɒd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. goad, goading, prod, prodding, urging, spur, spurring(noun)

    a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

    spur track, goading, spurring, prod, prodding, gad, importunity, urgency, urging, goad, acantha, spine, branch line, spur

  2. prod, goad(verb)

    a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion

    spur, prod, spurring, urging, goad, prodding, goading

  3. nudge, poke at, prod(verb)

    to push against gently

    nudge, poke, jab, prod, stab, dig, incite, poke at, egg on

  4. prod, incite, egg on(verb)

    urge on; cause to act

    stab, prod, dig, actuate, instigate, prompt, egg on, move, propel, motivate, stir up, jab, nudge, poke at, incite, poke, set off

  5. jab, prod, stab, poke, dig(verb)

    poke or thrust abruptly

    compass, nose, incite, toil, pry, grind, dig, drudge, moil, dig up, jab, poke, horn in, delve, nudge, grasp, prod, egg on, thump, cut into, knife, travail, labour, get the picture, hollow, stab, apprehend, pound, comprehend, turn over, excavate, savvy, labor, grok, intrude, poke at, dig out


  1. Prod(noun)

    Orangey, Proddy

  2. prod(verb)

    To poke, to push, to touch.

    Proddy, Orangey

Translations for prod

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ermutigen, stoßen, anspornenGerman
  • picana, aguijar, garrocha, aguijadaSpanish
  • sähköpiiska, piiskaFinnish
  • tâter, encourager, pousserFrench
  • stobScottish Gaelic
  • stimolare, spronare, picca, pungolare, incoraggiareItalian
  • 突く, 突き刺すJapanese
  • pungoLatin
  • porren, aanmoedigen, duwenDutch
  • толкать, тыкать, подгонять, подстрекать, побуждать, колотьRussian
  • sticka, fösare, elfösareSwedish

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