- Word Combinations (verb), Word Explorer, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||propels, propelling, propelled
||to cause to move or keep moving forward or onward; thrust, push, or drive.
Sailboats are propelled by the wind.They paddled hard and propelled the canoe across the river.Penguins use their flippers to propel themselves through the water.
- drive, impel, push, send, thrust, urge
- similar words:
- actuate, catapult, dart, goad, heave, issue, launch, mobilize, move, press, prod, project, shoot, shove, spur
||activate, advance, cast, chuck, dash, drive, eject, fling, force, hit, plunge, push, rout, run, spring, throw, thrust, urge