Synonyms and Antonyms of thrust
to apply force to (someone or something) so that it moves in front of one
- The cat thrust her paw under the couch, trying to reach her toy mouse.
bear (down), compress, depress, jam, pressure, squash, squeeze, weigh (upon)
bulldoze, compel, force, lean (on or against), muscle, ram
to move or extend upward
- The butte thrusts up 300 feet from the floor of the valley.
arise, ascend, aspire, climb, lift, mount, rise, soar, up, uprise, upthrust, upturn
boost, elevate, raise, upheave, uplift, upraise
balloon, blast off, take off, zoom
crest, scale, surmount, top
cant, incline, lean, list, recline, slant, slope, tilt, tip