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    spur - Dictionary definition and meaning for word spur

    Definition
    (noun) a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    Synonyms : goad , goading , prod , prodding , spurring , urging
    Example Sentence
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
    Definition
    (noun) any sharply pointed projection
    Synonyms : acantha , spine
    Definition
    (noun) tubular extension at the base of the corolla in some flowers Definition
    (noun) a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward
    Synonyms : gad
    Example Sentence
    • cowboys know not to squat with their spurs on
    Definition
    (noun) a railway line connected to a trunk line
    Synonyms : branch line , spur track
    Definition
    (verb) incite or stimulate
    Example Sentence
    • The Academy was formed to spur research
    Definition
    (verb) give heart or courage to
    Synonyms : goad
    Definition
    (verb) strike with a spur Definition
    (verb) goad with spurs
    Example Sentence
    • the rider spurred his horse
    Definition
    (verb) equip with spurs
    Example Sentence
    • spur horses
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for spur

spur gear is spiked wheel that is used in gear of automobiles, which ENCOURAGES the wheel to move forward

spur means leg. Kick with the leg to push someone front. A child uses leg to move forward by kicking its leg against a any base.

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