Definition of Push
1. Noun. The act of applying force in order to move something away. "The pushing is good exercise"
Generic synonyms: Actuation, Propulsion
Specialized synonyms: Depression, Jog, Nudge, Press, Pressing, Pressure, Shove, Boost
2. Verb. Move with force,. "They push the books into the box"; "He pushed the table into a corner"
Specialized synonyms: Nudge, Poke At, Prod, Press, Beat Back, Drive, Force Back, Push Back, Repel, Repulse, Shove, Flick, Jerk, Jostle, Shove, Nose, Obtrude, Push Out, Thrust Out, Push Aside, Push Away, Muscle Into, Push Up, Thrust, Drive, Jam, Shove, Squeeze, Stuff, Thrust, Tip, Topple, Tumble
Entails: Press, Move
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Derivative terms: Force, Forcible, Pusher, Pushing
Also: Force Out, Force Out
3. Noun. The force used in pushing. "The thrust of the jet engines"
4. Verb. Press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action. "Sam cannot push Sue "; "He pushed her to finish her doctorate"
Generic synonyms: Exhort, Press, Urge, Urge On
Specialized synonyms: Nudge, Bull, Bull Through
Related verbs: Drive, Labor, Labour, Tug
5. Noun. Enterprising or ambitious drive. "Europeans often laugh at American energy"
Generic synonyms: Drive
Specialized synonyms: Second Wind
Derivative terms: Energetic, Energize, Pushy
6. Verb. Make publicity for; try to sell (a product). "Sam and Sue push the movie "; "The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops"
Generic synonyms: Praise
Specialized synonyms: Propagandise, Propagandize, Plug, Bill, Agitate, Campaign, Crusade, Fight, Press
Related verbs: Agitate, Campaign, Crusade, Fight, Press
Derivative terms: Advertisement, Advertiser, Advertising, Advertising, Advertizement, Advertizer, Promoter, Promotion
7. Noun. An electrical switch operated by pressing. "The push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk"
Specialized synonyms: Bell Push, Bell, Buzzer, Doorbell, Horn Button, Mouse Button, Panic Button, Reset Button
Group relationships: Push-button Radio
Generic synonyms: Electric Switch, Electrical Switch, Switch
8. Verb. Strive and make an effort to reach a goal. "She is driving away at her doctoral thesis"
Related verbs: Bear On
Specialized synonyms: Reach, Strain, Strive
Generic synonyms: Fight, Struggle
Derivative terms: Drive, Labor, Laborer, Labour
Also: Push On
9. Noun. An effort to advance. "The army made a push toward the sea"
10. Verb. Press against forcefully without moving. "She pushed against the wall with all her strength"
11. Verb. Approach a certain age or speed. "She is pushing fifty"
Generic synonyms: Approach, Come Near, Come On, Draw Close, Draw Near, Go Up, Near
12. Verb. Exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for. "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"
Generic synonyms: Advertise, Advertize, Promote
Related verbs: Advertise, Advertize, Promote
Derivative terms: Campaign, Crusade, Crusader, Fighter
13. Verb. Sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs). "The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs"
Generic synonyms: Deal, Sell, Trade
Derivative terms: Pusher
14. Verb. Move strenuously and with effort. "The crowd pushed forward"
15. Verb. Make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby. "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"
Definition of Push
1. n. A pustule; a pimple.
2. v. t. To press against with force; to drive or impel by pressure; to endeavor to drive by steady pressure, without striking; -- opposed to draw.
3. v. i. To make a thrust; to shove; as, to push with the horns or with a sword.
4. n. A thrust with a pointed instrument, or with the end of a thing.
5. n. A crowd; a company or clique of associates; a gang.
Definition of Push
1. Verb. (transitive) To apply a force to (an object) such that it moves away from the person or thing applying the force. ¹
2. Verb. (transitive) To continually attempt to persuade (a person) into a particular course of action. ¹
3. Verb. (transitive) To continually attempt to promote (a point of view). ¹
4. Verb. (transitive) To promote a product with the intention of selling it. ¹
5. Verb. (context: informal transitive) To approach; to come close to. ¹
6. Verb. (intransitive) To apply a force to an object such that it moves away from the person applying the force. ¹
7. Verb. (intransitive) To tense the muscles in the abdomen in order to expel its contents. ¹
8. Verb. (intransitive) To continue to attempt to persuade a person into a particular course of action. ¹
9. Verb. To make a higher bid at an auction. ¹
10. Verb. (poker) To make an all-in bet. ¹
11. Verb. (chess transitive) To move (a pawn) directly forward. ¹
12. Noun. A short, directed application of force; an act of pushing. ¹
13. Noun. An act of tensing the muscles of the abdomen in order to expel its contents. ¹
14. Noun. A great effort (to do something). ¹
15. Noun. (military) A marching or drill maneuver/manoeuvre performed by moving a formation (especially a company front) forward or toward the audience, usually to accompany a dramatic climax or crescendo in the music. ¹
16. Noun. A wager that results in no loss or gain for the bettor as a result of a tie or even score ¹
17. Noun. (computing) The addition of a data item to the top of a stack. ¹
18. Noun. (Internet uncountable) The situation where a server sends data to a client without waiting for a request, as in ''server push'', ''push technology''. ¹
19. Noun. (dated) A crowd or throng or people ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Push
1. to exert force in order to cause motion away from the force [v -ED, -ING, -ES]
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