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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nudge, jogverb

    a slight push or shake

    jog, lope, trot

  2. nudge, poke at, prodverb

    to push against gently

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

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

  3. nudgeverb

    push into action by pestering or annoying gently

    prod, poke at

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  1. nudgeverb

    push gently

  2. nudgenoun

    gentle push

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. nudgeverb

    poke (with the elbow)

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  1. Chris Froome:

    Every little second will help, i thought I might as well give a little nudge for the line, see if I could take another second or two.

  2. Nancy Chabot:

    This isn't going to destroy the asteroid, it's just going to give it a small nudge and deflect its path around the larger asteroid.

  3. Behrouz Hariri:

    Often a very small movement or a very gentle push will stop the snoring. The problem is that it is very likely that after a few minutes they will start snoring again and nobody has the patience to continuously overnight just nudge or push their partner very gently to stop their snoring.

  4. Anindya Ghose:

    This time window often creates this scarcity factor, there's a nudge and pressure on customers to act within that period.

  5. Florian Hense:

    By exempting a significant chunk of bank deposits from the negative deposit rate and making its offer of long-term liquidity for banks even more generous, the ECB is mitigating the impact of a negative deposit rate on bank balance sheets, by lowering funding costs further, it can make it easier for governments to finance a modest fiscal expansion and nudge countries with some extra fiscal space to actually use it – think Germany.

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