Synonyms and Antonyms of shove
1 to apply force to (someone or something) so that it moves in front of one I had to keep shoving my heavy suitcase as I slowly made my way to the head of the line Synonyms drive, propel, push, thrustRelated Words impel, move; bear (down), compress, depress, jam, pressure, squash, squeeze, weigh (upon); bulldoze, compel, force, lean (on or against), muscle, ram
2 to push steadily against with some force quit shoving your hand in my face Synonyms bear (down on), depress, press, weigh (on or upon)Related Words compress, mash, punch, squash, squeeze, squish, squoosh; compel, force, pressure; lean (on or against), muscle; drive, propel, thrust; compact, condense, constrict, contract, crush, scrunch, wring; cram, jam, jam-pack, pack, stuff, wedge
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