push 1 of 2

1
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

Synonyms & Similar Words

Relevance
2
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

Synonyms & Similar Words

push

2 of 2

noun

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

Synonyms & Similar Words

Thesaurus Entries Near push

Cite this Entry

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

More from Merriam-Webster on push

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!