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push

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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2 to force one's way
  • we had to push our way through a crowd that was mostly headed in the opposite direction

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push

noun

Synonyms of push (Entry 2 of 2)

a series of activities undertaken to achieve a goal
  • an unprecedented push to pass stronger gun control measures

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The first known use of push was in the 13th century

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“Push.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/push. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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