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English definition

    Noun

  • 1. the act of applying force in order to move something away;

    • "he gave the door a hard push"
    • "the pushing is good exercise"
  • 2. the force used in pushing;

    • "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"
    • "the thrust of the jet engines"
  • 3. enterprising or ambitious drive;

    • "Europeans often laugh at American energy"
  • 4. an electrical switch operated by pressing a button;

    • "the elevator was operated by push buttons"
    • "the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk"
  • 5. an effort to advance;

    • "the army made a push toward the sea"

    Verb

  • 1. move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"

  • 2. press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action;

    • "He pushed her to finish her doctorate"
  • 3. make publicity for; try to sell (a product);

    • "The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model"
    • "The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops"
  • 4. strive and make an effort to reach a goal;

    • "She tugged for years to make a decent living"
    • "We have to push a little to make the deadline!"
    • "She is driving away at her doctoral thesis"
  • 5. press against forcefully without being able to move;

    • "she pushed against the wall with all her strength"
  • 6. approach a certain age or speed;

    • "She is pushing fifty"
  • 7. exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for;

    • "The liberal party pushed for reforms"
    • "She is crusading for women's rights"
    • "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"
  • 8. sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs);

    • "The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs"
  • 9. move strenuously and with effort;

    • "The crowd pushed forward"
  • 10. make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby;

    • "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"

Example sentences

  • I wish she would stop annoying us and push off.

  • If you push the car, I'll steer it.

  • Don't carry [ push ] the joke too far at others.

  • If you always push him too hard, he may make mistakes.

  • Some young people push their parents aside after their marriage.

  • You have to push on the handle to turn it — it's very stiff.

  • They've been trying to push all the unpleasant jobs on me again.

  • He gave us the push.

  • He wants to push himself forward and be different from the others.

  • I dismounted and began to push my bicycle up the hill.

  • Push the gear lever into first.

  • They gave the car a push to start it.

  • Push away, men, we'll soon move this rock.

  • If it comes to the push we could always borrow a bit more money from the bank.

  • Push your hand against the door as hard as you can to make It'shut.

  • The hole is too small; I cannot push my arm through.

  • Why do you push me from you?

  • You push and I'll pull.

  • He waded into the water to push the boat out.

  • I saw her push the boulder down on you.

  • Any shortage could push up grain prices.

  • We found the vac easy to push.

  • They argue that the commission should risk courting unpopularity and push on with its legislative programmes.

  • Two cabinet ministers also got the push.

  • We need a push to take the first step.

  • He tried to push the amendment through Parliament.

  • The rebels continue their push towards the beleaguered capital.

  • Germany was not trying to push Britain into the slow lane.

  • He was trying to push it through the hole and it wouldn't go.

  • Ministers will push the case for opening the plant.

Phrase collocation

  • push around 【非正式用语】

    To treat or threaten to treat roughly; intimidate.

  • push off 【非正式用语】

    To set out; depart

    • The infantry patrol pushed off before dawn.

  • push on

    To continue or proceed along one's way

    • The path was barely visible, but we pushed on.

  • at a push

    (Brit. informal)if absolutely necessary; only with a certain degree of difficulty

    • there's room for four people, or five at a push.

  • get (或 give someone) the push (或 shove)

    (Brit. informal)be dismissed (or dismiss someone) from a job

  • push at (或 against) an open door

    have no difficulty in accomplishing a task

  • push the boat out

  • push someone's buttons

  • pushing up the daisies

  • push one's luck

    (informal)take a risk on the assumption that one will continue to be successful or in favour

  • when push comes to shove

    (informal)when one must commit oneself to an action or decision

    • when push came to shove, I always stood up for him.

  • push ahead

    proceed with or continue a course of action or policy

    • he promised to push ahead with economic reform.

  • push along

    (Brit. informal)go away; depart

  • push someone around (或 about)

    (informal)treat someone roughly or inconsiderately

Slang

  • push up daisies

    • h is better to push up the daisies than to suffer.

    • He pushed up daisies about a year ago.

  • when push comes to shove

    • When push comes to shove,you know I'll be on your side.

Synonym discrimination

  • further, advance, promote, contribute, push

  • propel, push, shove, thrust

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