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push

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of push

  1. a series of activities undertaken to achieve a goal <an unprecedented push to pass stronger gun control measures> Synonyms bandwagon, blitz, cause, crusade, drive, juggernaut, movement, campaignRelated Words assault, attack, maneuver, march, offensive; action, bid, enterprise, initiative, mission, project, undertaking




push

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of push

  1. 1 to apply force to (someone or something) so that it moves in front of one <I had to push my damaged bike all the way home> Synonyms drive, propel, shove, thrust Related Words impel, move; bear (down), compress, depress, jam, pressure, squash, squeeze, weigh (upon); bulldoze, compel, force, lean (on or against), muscle, ram

  2. 2 to force one's way <we had to push our way through a crowd that was mostly headed in the opposite direction> Synonyms bore, bull, bulldoze, crash, elbow, jam, jostle, muscle, {h,2}press, shoulder, squeezeRelated Words ram, shove, thrust




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