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Synonyms and Antonyms of spur

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spur

synonym (synonym of spur)

  • (noun.communication)
    a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    any sharply pointed projection (noun.shape)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a railway line connected to a trunk line (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    give heart or courage to (verb.emotion)
     

hypernym (spur IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a railway line connected to a trunk line (noun.artifact)
    the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed (noun.artifact)
     
  • a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward (noun.artifact)
    a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion (noun.artifact)
     
  • a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something (noun.communication)
    the expression of approval and support (noun.communication)
     
  • any sharply pointed projection (noun.shape)
    any solid convex shape that juts out from something (noun.shape)
     
  • equip with spurs (verb.contact)
    provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose (verb.possession)
     
  • give heart or courage to (verb.emotion)
    inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to (verb.emotion)
     
  • goad with spurs (verb.contact)
    urge with or as if with a goad (verb.contact)
     
  • incite or stimulate (verb.social)
    contribute to the progress or growth of (verb.social)
     
  • strike with a spur (verb.contact)
    deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon (verb.contact)
     
  • tubular extension at the base of the corolla in some flowers (noun.plant)
    a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ (noun.plant)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF spur relation)

  • a railway line connected to a trunk line (noun.artifact)
    a railway branch line that branches from the trunk line and then rejoins it later on (noun.artifact)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward (noun.artifact)
    a small spiked wheel at the end of a spur (noun.artifact)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.artifact)
    footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg (noun.artifact)
     

entail (entailment relations of spur)

  • strike with a spur (verb.contact)
    cause injuries or bodily harm to (verb.body)
     

derivation (.... is derived from spur)

  • a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward (noun.artifact)
    goad with spurs (verb.contact)
     
  • a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something (noun.communication)
    force or impel in an indicated direction (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    goad or provoke,as by constant criticism (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    urge on; cause to act (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    urge with or as if with a goad (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    give heart or courage to (verb.emotion)
     
  • any sharply pointed projection (noun.shape)
    shaped like a spine or thorn (adj.all)
     
  • give heart or courage to (verb.emotion)
    a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something (noun.communication)
     
  • goad with spurs (verb.contact)
    a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward (noun.artifact)
     
  • strike with a spur (verb.contact)
    any sharply pointed projection (noun.shape)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part holonym part meronym entail derivation goad goading acantha spine gad branch line line rail line goad prod encouragement enation loop-line rowel boot injure wound exhort goad needle egg on incite

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