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Definitions of push

  1. make publicity for; try to sell (a product); "The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model"; "The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action; "He pushed her to finish her doctorate" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an electrical switch operated by pressing a button; "the elevator was operated by push buttons"; "the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. approach a certain age or speed; "She is pushing fifty" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at American energy" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. exert oneself, 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. the act of applying force in order to move something away; "he gave the door a hard push"; "the pushing is good exercise" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. an effort to advance; "the army made a push toward the sea" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. the force used in pushing; "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"; "the thrust of the jet engines" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby; "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. press against forcefully without being able to move; "she pushed against the wall with all her strength" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs); "The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. move strenuously and with effort; "The crowd pushed forward" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  16. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. A crowd; a company or clique of associates; a gang. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. A pustule; a pimple. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. To press against with force; to drive or impel by pressure; to endeavor to drive by steady pressure, without striking; -- opposed to draw. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. To thrust the points of the horns against; to gore. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. To press or urge forward; to drive; to push an objection too far. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. To bear hard upon; to perplex; to embarrass. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. To importune; to press with solicitation; to tease. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. To make a thrust; to shove; as, to push with the horns or with a sword. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. To make an advance, attack, or effort; to be energetic; as, a man must push in order to succeed. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. To burst pot, as a bud or shoot. Newage Dictionary DB
  27. A thrust with a pointed instrument, or with the end of a thing. Newage Dictionary DB
  28. Any thrust. pressure, impulse, or force, or force applied; a shove; as, to give the ball the first push. Newage Dictionary DB
  29. An assault or attack; an effort; an attempt; hence, the time or occasion for action. Newage Dictionary DB
  30. The faculty of overcoming obstacles; aggressive energy; as, he has push, or he has no push. Newage Dictionary DB
  31. To press against with force; urge forward or extend by effort; as, to push one's interests; drive by pressure; urge; as, to push a debtor. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  32. To make a steady forward effort; as, the army pushed on; press hard. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  33. A thrust; force applied; effort; assault; continued endeavor; an army's steady advance in the face of resistance. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  34. Pushing. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  35. Pusher. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  36. To thrust or beat against: to drive by pressure: to press forward: to urge. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  37. To make a thrust: to make an effort: to press against: to burst out. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  38. A thrust: an impulse: assault: effort: exigence. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  39. A thrust; impulse. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  40. To press forward; urge. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  41. To press against; urge forward; thrust. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  42. A propelling or thrusting pressure; shove. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  43. An emergency. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  44. Activity; energy. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  45. A thrust; a force applied; an assault or attack; exigence; extremity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  46. To press against with force; to butt; to urge; to press. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  47. To make a thrust; to make an effort. To push on, to hasten. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  48. A thrust; a shove; any pressure, impulse, or force employed; a vigorous effort; a sudden emergency; a little swelling, pustule, or pimple. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  49. To press against with force; to urge or drive; to make a thrust; to enforce; to press forward; to make an attack; to importune. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  50. 1. Internet. Data taht is sent with only an initial permission, such as regular email notififcations from various companies. 2. Manufacturing. Inventory of parts and materials to be purchased to enable production to procede.3. Marketing. Filling a sellers shelves in order to promote sales. thelawdictionary.org
  51. p[=oo]sh, v.t. to thrust or press against: to drive by pressure: to press forward: to urge: to press hard: to thrust, as with a sword.--v.i. to make a thrust: to make an effort: to press against: to burst out.--n. a thrust: an impulse: assault: effort: exigence: (Bacon) a pustule, a pimple, eruption.--n. PUSH'ER, one who pushes: a stem or rod.--adj. PUSH'ING, pressing forward in business: enterprising: vigorous.--n. PUSH'ING-JACK, an implement for starting a railway-carriage, &c.--adv. PUSH'INGLY.--n. PUSH'-PIN (Shak.), a children's game in which pins are pushed alternately. [Fr. pousser--L. puls[=a]re, freq. of pell[)e]re, pulsum, to beat.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  52. Exert upon (body) force tending to move it away; move (body up, down, away, back, &c.) thus; exert such pressure, as do not p. against the fence; (Billiards) make push-stroke; (of person in boat) p. off, p. against bank with oar to get boat out into stream &c.; (bibl.) butt (t. & i.) with the horns; (cause to) project, thrust out, forth, &c., as plants p. out new roots, cape pushes out into sea; make one\'s way forcibly or persistently, force (one\'s way) thus; exert oneself esp. to surpass others or succeed in one\'s business &c., whence pushing a., pushingly adv.; urge, impel, (often on, to do, to effort &c.); follow up, prosecute, (claim &c., often on); engage actively in making (one\'s fortune); extend (one\'s conquests &c.); p. (matter) through, bring it to a conclusion; press the adoption, use, sale, &c. of (goods &c.) esp. by advertisement; press (person) hard, as do not wish to p. him for payment, esp. in pass., as am pushed for (can scarcely find) time, money; p.-pin, a child\'s game. Hence pusher (1, 2) n. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  53. Act of pushing, shove, thrust; (Billiards) stroke in which ball is pushed, not struck; exertion of influence to promote person\'s advancement; thrust of weapon or of beast\'s horn; vigorous effort, as must make a p. to get it done, for home; continuous pressure of arch &c.; pressure of affairs, crisis, pinch; enterprise, determination to get on, self-assertion, whence pushful a.; (slang) gang of thieves, convicts, &c. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  54. In popular language, small boil; cf. pus (?). Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  55. n. A thrust with the end of a thing :- any pressure, impulse, or tone applied;--an assault or attack; - circumstances which press or push one; emergency; exigency; extremity. Cabinet Dictionary

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