Meaning of impel

im•pel

Pronunciation: (im-pel'), [key]
— -pelled, -pel•ling.
  1. to drive or urge forward; press on; incite or constrain to action.
  2. to drive or cause to move onward; propel; impart motion to.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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