Examples of propel in a Sentence
He grabbed him and propelled him through the door.
The train is propelled by steam.
Recent Examples of propel from the Web
These reviews propelled San Diego toward the top of Indeed’s rankings.
That would signal the end of an era of ultra-cheap money that made Hong Kong the world’s least affordable market for housing and propelled equities to all-time highs.
But the actor brilliantly delivers an incipient-breakdown monologue in the first act, then in the final scene comes across as a man propelled toward change by tragedy.
The line more than any single unit embodies the Badgers’ ethos, that chip-on-our-shoulder mentality that lurks one inch below the surface and has propelled a series of low-star recruits into five New Year’s Six bowls in the past eight seasons.
Her opposition appears to be propelling her campaign — and deepening the rift between Kim and Wiener — with nine weeks to go until the June 5 special election.
The judgment provoked an outcry in Costa Rica (most other countries barely noticed it), and propelled the two candidates with the strongest views on the issue into the run-off.
The league dwellers paid £3.8m to secure the England international - which included full payment of his £120,000-a-week wages - in a bid to arrest their poor goal scoring record and propel the club out of the relegation zone.
Cue the efforts of Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) and friends, whose quest to find the egg before an evil corporate competitor (Ben Mendelsohn) propels the movie’s action.
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PROPEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of propel for English Language Learners
: to push or drive (someone or something) forward or in a particular direction
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