Associations to the word «Push»


PUSH, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To apply a force to (an object) such that it moves away from the person or thing applying the force.
PUSH, verb. (transitive) To continually attempt to persuade (a person) into a particular course of action.
PUSH, verb. (transitive) To press or urge forward; to drive.
PUSH, verb. (transitive) To continually promote (a point of view, a product for sale, etc.).
PUSH, verb. (informal) (transitive) To approach; to come close to.
PUSH, verb. (intransitive) To tense the muscles in the abdomen in order to expel its contents.
PUSH, verb. (intransitive) To continue to attempt to persuade a person into a particular course of action.
PUSH, verb. To make a higher bid at an auction.
PUSH, verb. (poker) To make an all-in bet.
PUSH, verb. (chess) (transitive) To move (a pawn) directly forward.
PUSH, verb. (computing) To add (a data item) to the top of a stack.
PUSH, verb. (computing) To publish (an update, etc.) by transmitting it to other computers.
PUSH, verb. (obsolete) To thrust the points of the horns against; to gore.
PUSH, verb. To burst out of its pot, as a bud or shoot.
PUSH, noun. A short, directed application of force; an act of pushing.
PUSH, noun. An act of tensing the muscles of the abdomen in order to expel its contents.
PUSH, noun. A great effort (to do something).
PUSH, 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.
PUSH, noun. A wager that results in no loss or gain for the bettor as a result of a tie or even score
PUSH, noun. (computing) The addition of a data item to the top of a stack.
PUSH, noun. (Internet) (uncountable) The situation where a server sends data to a client without waiting for a request, as in server push, push technology.
PUSH, noun. (dated) A crowd or throng or people
PUSH, noun. (obsolete) (UK) (dialect) A pustule; a pimple.
PUSH ABOUT, verb. To treat contemptuously and unfairly; to bully
PUSH AROUND, verb. To treat contemptuously and unfairly; to bully
PUSH BACK, noun. Alternative spelling of pushback
PUSH BACKS, noun. Plural of push back
PUSH BROOM, noun. A T-shaped broom that can sweep or scrub large areas
PUSH BROOMS, noun. Plural of push broom
PUSH BUNT, noun. (baseball) A ball that has been hit with a bat which moves forward by a batter who is in an arms spread stance, usually in an attempt to bunt the ball past a charging infielder
PUSH BUNT, noun. (baseball) The act of bunting with a bat that moves toward the ball
PUSH BUNT, verb. (transitive) (baseball) to bunt while moving the bat towards the ball
PUSH BUNT, verb. (intransitive) (baseball) to bunt while moving the bat towards the ball
PUSH BUNTS, noun. Plural of push bunt
PUSH BUNTS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of push bunt
PUSH DAGGER, noun. A short bladed dagger with a handle (often T-shaped) designed to be grasped in the hand with the blade protruding out from between the fingers.
PUSH FACTOR, noun. A factor that leaves one with no choice but to leave one's current home (especially parental home), country, region, organization, or religion.
PUSH FACTORS, noun. Plural of push factor
PUSH FORWARD, verb. To continue to act or do something, especially with a lot of effort
PUSH IN, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) to jump the queue
PUSH IT, verb. (idiomatic) To make an extraordinary or risky effort; to behave in a way which tests the limits; to expect too much.
PUSH MOWER, noun. A kind of lawnmower with no engine, operating by pushing it so that wheels drive gears which rapidly spin a reel.
PUSH MOWERS, noun. Plural of push mower
PUSH OFF, verb. (intransitive) To go away
PUSH OFF, verb. (intransitive) (basketball) A foul committed by pushing against an opponent to both accelerate more quickly and push the opponent in the opposite direction.
PUSH OFF, verb. (transitive) To delay, postpone, put off, push back.
PUSH ON, verb. To persist; persevere.
PUSH ONE'S LUCK, verb. (idiomatic) To take an excessive risk or to attempt some task unlikely to succeed, especially after having already been unexpectedly lucky.
PUSH OUT, verb. To force (someone) to leave a group
PUSH POLL, noun. An opinion poll designed to produce specific results and "push" a certain narrative by influencing the views of respondents.
PUSH POLLS, noun. Plural of push poll
PUSH PRESENT, noun. A present a father gives to the mother to mark the occasion of her giving birth to their child.
PUSH SCOOTER, noun. A small platform with a handle and two or more wheels that is propelled by a rider pushing off the ground.
PUSH SCOOTERS, noun. Plural of push scooter
PUSH SHOT, noun. (snooker) A shot where the cue ball is in contact with the object ball while the cue is in contact with the cue ball. Such a shot is a foul.
PUSH SHOTS, noun. Plural of push shot
PUSH SOMEONE'S BUTTONS, verb. (idiomatic) To do specific things to anger someone (less commonly, sexually arouse or otherwise elicit a strong reaction), especially intentionally or maliciously.
PUSH THE BOAT OUT, verb. (British) (idiomatic) to do something, especially spend money, more extravagantly than usual, particularly for a celebration.
PUSH THE ENVELOPE, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) to go beyond established limits; to pioneer.
PUSH THROUGH, verb. To force (legislation) to be passed
PUSH THROUGH, verb. To overcome (pain, discomfort etc.) by force or willpower
PUSH UNDER, verb. To hide or repress (emotion)
PUSH UP DAISIES, verb. (idiomatic) To cease living.

Dictionary definition

PUSH, noun. The act of applying force in order to move something away; "he gave the door a hard push"; "the pushing is good exercise".
PUSH, noun. The force used in pushing; "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"; "the thrust of the jet engines".
PUSH, noun. Enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at American energy".
PUSH, noun. An electrical switch operated by pressing; "the elevator was operated by push buttons"; "the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk".
PUSH, noun. An effort to advance; "the army made a push toward the sea".
PUSH, verb. Move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner".
PUSH, verb. Press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action; "He pushed her to finish her doctorate".
PUSH, verb. 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".
PUSH, verb. 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".
PUSH, verb. Press against forcefully without moving; "she pushed against the wall with all her strength".
PUSH, verb. Approach a certain age or speed; "She is pushing fifty".
PUSH, 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 liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate".
PUSH, verb. Sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs); "The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs".
PUSH, verb. Move strenuously and with effort; "The crowd pushed forward".
PUSH, verb. Make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby; "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman".

Wise words

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.
Victor Hugo