Meaning : The act of applying force in order to move something away.
He gave the door a hard push.
The pushing is good exercise.
Synonyms : pushing
Meaning : The force used in pushing.
The push of the water on the walls of the tank.
The thrust of the jet engines.
Synonyms : thrust
Meaning : An effort to advance.
The army made a push toward the sea.
Meaning : Press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action.
He pushed her to finish her doctorate.
Synonyms : bear on
Meaning : Press against forcefully without moving.
She pushed against the wall with all her strength.
Meaning : Approach a certain age or speed.
She is pushing fifty.
Synonyms : crowd
Meaning : 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.
Meaning : Sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs).
The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs.
Meaning : Move strenuously and with effort.
The crowd pushed forward.
Meaning : Make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby.
`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman.
Synonyms : press