Another word for spur

Noun

spur - tubular extension at the base of the corolla in some flowers

acantha, spine, spur - any sharply pointed projection

goad, goading, prod, prodding, spur, spurring, urging - a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

Example:- the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves

gad, spur - a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward

Example:- cowboys know not to squat with their spurs on

branch line, spur, spur track - a railway line connected to a trunk line

Verb

spur - strike with a spur

spur - incite or stimulate

Example:- The Academy was formed to spur research

spur - goad with spurs

Example:- the rider spurred his horse

goad, spur - give heart or courage to

spur - equip with spurs

Example:- spur horses

Tweets containing the word spur

Source : WordNet