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as in to shove
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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as in to squeeze
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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as in campaign
a series of activities undertaken to achieve a goal an unprecedented push to pass stronger gun control measures

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“Push.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/push. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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