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verb [intransitive/transitive] prod pronunciation in American English /prɑd/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyprod
he/she/itprods
present participleprodding
past tenseprodded
past participleprodded

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  1. 2
    to persuade or encourage someone to do something
    prod someone into doing something:

    I had to prod Tony into taking care of the problem.

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