Ex·hort v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exhorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Exhorting.] 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.
Examples gross as earth exhort me. --Shak.
Let me exhort you to take care of yourself. --J. D. Forbes.
Ex·hort, v. i. To deliver exhortation; to use words or arguments to incite to good deeds.
With many other words did he testify and exhort. --Acts ii. 40.
Ex·hort, n. Exhortation. [Obs.]
v 1: urge on or encourage especially by shouts; "The crowd
cheered the demonstrating strikers" [syn: cheer, inspire,
urge, barrack, urge on, pep up]
2: force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to
finish his studies" [syn: urge, urge on, press]