| source : web1913 | Exhort \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. | source : web1913 | Exhort \Ex*hort"\, n. Exhortation. [Obs.] --Pope. | source : web1913 | Exhort \Ex*hort"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exhorted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exhorting}.] [L. exhortari; ex out + hortari to incite, encourage; cf. F. exhorter. See {Hortative}.] 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. | source : wn | exhort v 1: urge on or encourage esp. 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}] | source : devils | EXHORT, v.t. In religious affairs, to put the conscience of another upon the spit and roast it to a nut-brown discomfort.