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  • nounbump
  • verbbump, elbow

synonyms for nudge

  • dig
  • jab
  • jog
  • poke
  • prod
  • punch
  • push
  • shove
  • tap
  • touch
See also synonyms for: nudged / nudging
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The revamped forms and text messages are examples of what behavioral scientists call nudges, relatively inexpensive behavior changers that stem from psychological research.
EASY INTERVENTIONS LIKE REVAMPING FORMS HELP PEOPLE SHOW UP TO COURTSUJATA GUPTAOCTOBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
For instance, she speculated that the kind of cautionary nudges Nextdoor gives its users could also help make emails within companies kinder.
NEXTDOOR’S CEO WANTS TO DO FOR COMMUNITY WHAT JANE FONDA DID FOR FITNESSDZANEMORRISSEPTEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
Such nudges are preferable to simply letting moderators decide after the fact which content gets deleted and which can stay.
NEXTDOOR’S CEO WANTS TO DO FOR COMMUNITY WHAT JANE FONDA DID FOR FITNESSDZANEMORRISSEPTEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
At first, laser pulses simply couldn’t be made short enough to deliver a sufficiently rapid sequence of nudges.
ALCHEMY ARRIVES IN A BURST OF LIGHTPHILIP BALLSEPTEMBER 30, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
They reached out to 800 households and gave half of them a series of nudges designed to encourage environmentally friendly behaviors.
HOW A VACATION—OR A PANDEMIC—CAN HELP YOU ADOPT BETTER HABITS NOWMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
The coronavirus pandemic has given a certain nudge to the idea of freelance work.
DELHI IS AMONG THE 30 MOST FREELANCE-FRIENDLY CITIES IN THE WORLDMANAVI KAPURJULY 21, 2020QUARTZ
It was beyond human nature for the detective man not to nudge Stanton once in the ribs.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
Then the spectators ranged along the wall would burst out laughing, nudge each other and stamp their feet on the floor.
MAUPASSANT ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES (180), COMPLETEGUY DE MAUPASSANT
Hildreth gave me a nudge and a merry look and it pleased me to see she still had her sense of humour left.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
She gave her friend a nudge, and pointed in the direction of the sounds, and the two watched and listened.
BLACKFEET TALES OF GLACIER NATIONAL PARKJAMES WILLARD SCHULTZ
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