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1 push

The act of applying force in order to move something away:
— He gave the door a hard push.
— The pushing is good exercise.

synoniem: pushing.

Roget 284: propulsion, projection; propelment; vis a tergo [Lat.], force from behind; push, shove etc. (impulse) 276; ejaculate; ejection etc. 297; ... meer laten zien

Roget 8: circumstance, situation, phase, position, posture, attitude, place, point; terms; regime; footing, standing, status.    ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: duw, zet, zetje
Pools: posuwanie, pchanie, popychanie

2 push

The force used in pushing:
— The push of the water on the walls of the tank.

synoniem: thrust.

Roget 276: impulse, impulsion, impetus; momentum; push, pulsion, thrust, shove, jog, jolt, brunt, booming, boost [U.S.], throw; ... meer laten zien

3 push

Enterprising or ambitious drive.

synoniemen: energy, get-up-and-go.

Pools: temperament, dynamiczność, tonus życiowy, ikra, swada, werwa, rzeźwość, żywość, żywotność, wigor ... meer laten zien

4 push

An electrical switch operated by pressing:
— The elevator was operated by push buttons.
— The push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk.

synoniemen: button, push button.

Nederlands: knop

5 push

An effort to advance.


1 push

Move with force:
— He pushed the table into a corner.

synoniem: force.

Roget 675: try, essay; experiment etc. 463; endeavor, strive; tempt, attempt, make an attempt; venture, adventure, speculate, take one's chance, ... meer laten zien

Roget 297: give exit, give vent to; let out, give out, pour out, squeeze out, send out; dispatch, despatch; exhale, excern, excrete; embogue; secrete, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: douwen, druk, duw, duwen, stoot

2 push

Press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action:
— He pushed her to finish her doctorate.

synoniem: bear on.

3 push

Make publicity for; try to sell (a product):
— The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model.

synoniemen: advertise, advertize, promote.

Nederlands: promoveren, annonceren, aankondigen, pushen, promoten, adverteren

4 push

Strive and make an effort to reach a goal:
— We have to push a little to make the deadline!.

synoniemen: drive, labor, labour, tug.

Roget 276: give an impetus etc. n.; impel, push; start, give a start to, set going; drive, urge, boom; thrust, prod, ... meer laten zien

5 push

Press against forcefully without moving.

6 push

Approach a certain age or speed:
— She is pushing fifty.

synoniem: crowd.

7 push

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.
— The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate.

synoniemen: agitate, campaign, crusade, fight, press.

Roget 682: be active etc. adj.; busy oneself in; stir, stir about, stir one's stumps; bestir oneself, rouse oneself; speed, hasten, peg away, lay about one, ... meer laten zien

8 push

Sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs).

9 push

Move strenuously and with effort.

10 push

Make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby:
— `Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman.

synoniem: press.

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: accelerate, actuate, advance, advance against, advance upon, adventuresomeness, adventurousness, advertise, advocate, aggrandize, aggravated assault, aggression, aggressiveness, ambition, ambitiousness, amperage, amphibious attack, apply pressure, armed assault, armipotence ... meer laten zien.

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