transitive verb (propelled; propelling) Etymology: Middle English propellen, from Latin propellere, from pro- before + pellere to drive — more at felt Date: 15th century to drive forward or onward by or as if by means of a force that imparts motion

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  • propel — mid 15c., to drive away, expel, from L. propellere push forward, from pro forward (see PRO (Cf. pro )) + pellere to push, drive. Meaning to drive onward, cause to move forward is from 1650s …   Etymology dictionary

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  • propel — has inflected forms propelled, propelling …   Modern English usage

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