something that arouses action or activity <the threat of losing its only sports franchise was the spur the city council needed to finally do something about the rising crime rate> Synonyms boost
Related Words inducement
a structure that holds up or serves as a foundation for something else <a weak wall that might need a spur> Related Words shoring
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