Definition of Exhort

1. Verb. Spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts. "They exhort him to write the letter"; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"

Exact synonyms: Barrack, Cheer, Inspire, Pep Up, Root On, Urge, Urge On
Specialized synonyms: Cheerlead
Generic synonyms: Encourage
Derivative terms: Cheerer, Cheering, Exhortation, Exhortation, Exhortatory, Urgent, Urging

2. Verb. Force or impel in an indicated direction. "Sam cannot exhort Sue "; "I urged him to finish his studies"
Exact synonyms: Press, Urge, Urge On
Specialized synonyms: Hurry, Rush, Bear On, Push, Advocate, Preach
Generic synonyms: Advise, Counsel, Rede
Derivative terms: Exhortation, Exhortation, Exhortatory, Pressure, Urgent, Urging

Definition of Exhort

1. v. t. To incite by words or advice; to animate or urge by arguments, as to a good deed or laudable conduct; to address exhortation to; to urge strongly; hence, to advise, warn, or caution.

2. v. i. To deliver exhortation; to use words or arguments to incite to good deeds.

3. n. Exhortation.

Definition of Exhort

1. Verb. To urge; to advise earnestly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exhort

1. to advise urgently [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Exhort

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Literary usage of Exhort

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of by Robert M. Hartley, American Bible Society, Wightman family (1875)
"9 exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again; 10 Not purloining, ..."

2. The Trial of Scott Nearing and the American Socialist Society: Presiding by Scott Nearing, American Socialist Society (1919)
"And as I understand that, he meant that he would exhort his state ... Q. Well, did you understand him to mean by that, that he would exhort them to refuse ..."

3. The Theological Works of Isaac Barrow by Isaac Barrow (1818)
"SERMON X. ON THE KING'S HAPPY RETURN. i TIM. ii. i, 2. / exhort therefore, that ... S (St. Paul judging fit to exhort thereto 7ip«/rov ..."

4. A Latin Primer: Introductory to Gildersleeve's Latin Series by Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (1875)
"I exhort. 1 be exhorting, I may exhort. Snto.—1. horto-r, horte-r, 2. horta-ris, etc. ... 2. horta mini, exhort ye, ye shall exhort, PASSIVE IN MEANING. ..."

5. The Church Cyclopædia: A Dictionary of Church Doctrine, History by Angelo Ames Benton (1884)
"6) ; " Speak and exhort and rebuke with all authority" (ch. ii. ... And again : " I exhort you that ye study to an all things in a Divine concord ..."

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