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Definitions of push:
  • noun:   the act of applying force in order to move something away
    Example: "He gave the door a hard push"
  • noun:   an effort to advance
    Example: "The army made a push toward the sea"
  • noun:   the force used in pushing
    Example: "The push of the water on the walls of the tank"
  • noun:   an electrical switch operated by pressing a button
    Example: "The elevator was operated by push buttons"
  • noun:   enterprising or ambitious drive
  • verb:   approach a certain age or speed
    Example: "She is pushing fifty"
  • verb:   sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs)
    Example: "The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs"
  • verb:   press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action
    Example: "He pushed her to finish her doctorate"
  • verb:   move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
  • verb:   press against forcefully without being able to move
    Example: "She pushed against the wall with all her strength"
  • verb:   move strenuously and with effort
    Example: "The crowd pushed forward"
  • verb:   make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby
    Example: "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"
  • verb:   strive and make an effort to reach a goal
    Example: "We have to push a little to make the deadline!"
  • verb:   make publicity for; try to sell (a product)
    Example: "The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model"
  • 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
    Example: "The liberal party pushed for reforms"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #79512)

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