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verb (propels, propelling, propelled, propelled)
  1. To cause to move, to surge forward.
    • 2005, w:Plato, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. w:Stephanus pagination, 265e.
    • : I can discern your nature and see that even without any arguments (logoi) from me it will you to what you say you are drawn towards,
    Etymology: Historically (late ) meant "expel, drive out". From propellere, meaning pro- "forward" and pellere "to drive".

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