nudge : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a slight push or shake
  • v  to push against gently
    She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant
  • v  push into action by pestering or annoying gently

  • Media must nudge the governments to make sure they carry out their commitments in time.
  • Medicine has not yet been able to nudge upward the biblical allotment of threescore years and ten, and we are already halfway there.
  • Allowing investors to keep more?or all?of their dividends will not only nudge them back into the shaky market, proponents argue, but also encourage greater corporate .
News & Articles

  • Vibrating Navigators Shake Up Devices
    The day's not too far off that a smartphone, instead of providing on-screen driving directions, could guide someone to her destination with a little nudge. Literally.
    June 14, 2013 - via Yahoo! News
  • How to Keep Dad Healthy
    This Father’s Day nudge your Pop to be healthier.
    June 14, 2013 -
  • US stock market moves higher
    NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of better economic reports helped nudge the U.S. stock market up Thursday afternoon, even as the Japanese market plunged again.
    June 13, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  • Jonathan Wallace in International Herald Tribune
    At first I thought I stepped out of bounds,Wallace said, "because I was trying to make a play with the time running down. But I did kind of (feel a) nudge when I was trying to turn the corner."
  • Kurt Busch in Florida Times-Union
    We didn't just flat-out wreck him,Busch said. "We didn't cut his tire. We didn't drive over him. It was just a nice nudge that we are all used to seeing and appreciating at the short tracks."

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