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push (n):
the act of applying force in order to move something away
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he gave the door a hard push.
the pushing is good exercise

Related Words: ing
push (n):
an effort to advance
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the army made a push toward the sea
push (n):
an electrical switch operated by pressing
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the elevator was operated by push buttons.
the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk
push (n):
enterprising or ambitious drive
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Europeans often laugh at American energy
Related Words: energy
push (n):
the force used in pushing
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the push of the water on the walls of the tank.
the thrust of the jet engines

Related Words: thrust
push (v):
press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action
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He pushed her to finish her doctorate
push (v):
make publicity for; try to sell (a product)
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The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model.
The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops

Related Words: advertiseadvertizepromote
push (v):
make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby
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`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman
Related Words: press
push (v):
sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs)
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The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs
push (v):
move with force,
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He pushed the table into a corner
Related Words: force
push (v):
press against forcefully without moving
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she pushed against the wall with all her strength
push (v):
move strenuously and with effort
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The crowd pushed forward
push (v):
approach a certain age or speed
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She is pushing fifty
push (v):
strive and make an effort to reach a goal
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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

Related Words: drivelaborlabour
push (v):
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
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The liberal party pushed for reforms.
She is crusading for women's rights.
The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate

Related Words: campaigncrusadefight
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