The act of applying force in order to move something away:
— He gave the door a hard push.
— The pushing is good exercise.
Nederlands: duw, zet, zetje
Pools: posuwanie, pchanie, popychanie
The force used in pushing:
— The push of the water on the walls of the tank.
Enterprising or ambitious drive.
Pools: temperament, dynamiczność, tonus życiowy, ikra, swada, werwa, rzeźwość, żywość, żywotność, wigor ... meer laten zien
An electrical switch operated by pressing:
— The elevator was operated by push buttons.
— The push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk.
An effort to advance.
Move with force:
— He pushed the table into a corner.
Nederlands: douwen, druk, duw, duwen, stoot
Press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action:
— He pushed her to finish her doctorate.
synoniem: bear on.
Make publicity for; try to sell (a product):
— The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model.
Nederlands: promoveren, annonceren, aankondigen, pushen, promoten, adverteren
Strive and make an effort to reach a goal:
— We have to push a little to make the deadline!.
Press against forcefully without moving.
Approach a certain age or speed:
— She is pushing fifty.
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.
Sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs).
Move strenuously and with effort.
Make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby:
— `Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman.
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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