urge (one) forward(redirected from urged him forward)
urge (one) forward
To prompt, compel, or encourage one to move forward or decide to do something. I was hesitant to testify, but my wife urged me forward. Every time we paused to rest, the officers urged us forward.
urge someone forward
to encourage someone to move forward. The generals urged the troops forward. Sally urged Timmy forward into the classroom.