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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

    "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"

    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

    "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant"

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

  4. prod, incite, egg on(verb)

    urge on; cause to act

    "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"

    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

    "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"

    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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