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push

 
Noun push has 5 senses
  1. push, pushing - the act of applying force in order to move something away; "he gave the door a hard push"; "the pushing is good exercise"
    --1 is a kind of propulsion, actuation
    --1 has particulars:
     depression; nudge, jog; press, pressure, pressing; shove; boost
    Derived forms: verb push10, verb push9, verb push5, verb push1
  2. push, thrust - the force used in pushing; "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"; "the thrust of the jet engines"
    --2 is a kind of force
    Derived forms: verb push10, verb push1
  3. energy, push, get-up-and-go - enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at American energy"
    --3 is a kind of drive
    --3 has particulars: second wind
    Derived forms: verb push7, verb push4, verb push2
  4. push button, push, button - 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"
    --4 is a kind of switch, electric switch, electrical switch
    --4 is a part of push-button radio
    --4 has particulars:
     bell push; doorbell, bell, buzzer; horn button; mouse button; panic button; reset button
  5. push - an effort to advance; "the army made a push toward the sea"
    --5 is a kind of
    progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion
    Derived form: verb push2
Verb push has 10 senses
  1. push, force - move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
    --1 is one way to move, displace
    Antonyms: pull, draw, force
    Derived forms: noun push2, noun push1, noun pusher5, noun pushing1
    Sample sentence:
    They push the books into the box
  2. push, bear on - press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action; "He pushed her to finish her doctorate"
    --2 is one way to urge, urge on, press, exhort
    Derived forms: noun push3, noun push5
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot push Sue
  3. advertise, advertize, promote, push - 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"
    --3 is one way to praise
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue push the movie
  4. tug, labor, labour, push, drive - 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 is one way to fight, struggle
    Derived form: noun push3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
  5. push - press against forcefully without being able to move; "she pushed against the wall with all her strength"
    --5 is one way to
    press
    Derived form: noun push1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  6. push, crowd - approach a certain age or speed; "She is pushing fifty"
    --6 is one way to approach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come near
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitate - 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 liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"
    --7 is one way to advertise, advertize, promote, push
    Derived form: noun push3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  8. push - sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs); "The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs"
    --8 is one way to
    deal, sell, trade
    Derived form: noun pusher2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. push - move strenuously and with effort; "The crowd pushed forward"
    --9 is one way to
    travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived form: noun push1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  10. press, push - make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby; "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"
    --10 is one way to push, force
    Derived forms: noun push2, noun push1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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