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Push meaning

push - 18 dictionary results

  1. 1. move with force, " He pushed the table into a corner"
  2. 2. move strenuously and with effort; " The crowd pushed forward"
  3. 3. strive and make an effort to reach a goal; " She tugged for years to make a decent living"; " We have to push a little to make the deadline!"; " She is driving away at her doctoral thesis"
  4. 4. A crowd; a company or clique of associates; a gang.
  5. 5. A pustule; a pimple.
  6. 6. To press against with force; to drive or impel by pressure; to endeavor to drive by steady pressure, without striking; -- opposed to draw.
  7. 7. To thrust the points of the horns against; to gore.
  8. 8. To press or urge forward; to drive; to push an objection too far.
  9. 9. To bear hard upon; to perplex; to embarrass.
  10. 10. To importune; to press with solicitation; to tease.
  11. 11. To make a thrust; to shove; as, to push with the horns or with a sword.
  12. 12. To make an advance, attack, or effort; to be energetic; as, a man must push in order to succeed.
  13. 13. A thrust with a pointed instrument, or with the end of a thing.
  14. 14. Any thrust. pressure, impulse, or force, or force applied; a shove; as, to give the ball the first push.
  15. 15. An assault or attack; an effort; an attempt; hence, the time or occasion for action.
  16. 16. The faculty of overcoming obstacles; aggressive energy; as, he has push, or he has no push.
  17. 17. A thrust; impulse.
  18. 18. To press forward; urge.

push - examples of usage

  1. As for yourself, you must push on." - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
  2. We must push her out into the world, even if she can't see the point of it. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  3. Push us off the street. - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
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