Definition of pred
1. prod [ v ] urge on; cause to act
Examples: "They other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"
(David Boroff, "Jewish Teen-Age Culture"...)
There are hordes of nubile young_women there who , prodded by their impatient mothers , are determined to marry .
(Dolores Hitchens, Footsteps in the Night....)
She was going to keep_on scheming , poking , prodding , suggesting , and dictating until the cops got_up enough interest in him to go back to their old neighborhood and ask questions .Synonyms prod egg_on incite Related Terms goad halloo goad incitement
2. prod [ v ] to push against gently
Examples: "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant"
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)
Mantle , it 's apparent , resented Casey_Stengel 's attempts to push and prod him into the perfection the veteran manager saw as a thrilling possibility .Synonyms nudge prod poke_at Related Terms push elbow jog
3. prod [ n ] a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
Examples: "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"
4. prod [ v ] poke or thrust abruptly
Examples: "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
5. prod [ n ] a pointed instrument used to prod into motionSynonyms goad prod Related Terms device spur nudge goad
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