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English definition


  • 1. the force used in pushing;

    • "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"
    • "the thrust of the jet engines"
  • 2. a thrusting blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument;

    • "one strong stab to the heart killed him"
  • 3. the act of applying force to propel something;

    • "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"
  • 4. verbal criticism;

    • "he enlivened his editorials with barbed thrusts at politicians"
  • 5. a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow);

    • "he warned me with a jab with his finger"
    • "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"


  • 1. push forcefully;

    • "He thrust his chin forward"
  • 2. press or force;

    • "Stuff money into an envelope"
    • "She thrust the letter into his hand"
  • 3. make a thrusting forward movement

  • 4. impose or thrust urgently, importunately, or inexorably;

    • "She forced her diet fads on him"
  • 5. penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument

  • 6. geology: thrust (molten rock) into pre-existing rock

  • 7. push upward;

    • "The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air"
  • 8. place or put with great energy;

    • "She threw the blanket around the child"
    • "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"

Example sentences

  • He thrust her with a spear.

  • As I fought back, he drew his sword and thrust it at me.

  • He thrust aside all precautionary advice.

  • He thrust a dagger into her heart.

  • The murderer thrust a dagger into her heart.

  • The rock thrust 200 feet above the water.

  • The realisation that she was gone was like a knife thrust.

  • I fended off his sword thrust with my spear.

  • He had an encyclopedic command of the field of knowledge, and by a word or a phase, by delicate rapier thrust, he punctured them.

  • He thrust his hands into his pocket.

  • The obligation was thrust on him.

  • He thrust her out of the room.

  • She ran to him for a kiss, but he thrust her aside unkindly.

  • All my advice was thrust aside.

  • They thrust themselves into the house.

  • They thrust themselves forward.

  • Please don't thrust at me with that umbrella.

  • He was thrust into power.

  • He reached the garden gate and thrust his way through it.

  • She had not wanted to be Queen, but the role was thrust upon her.

  • Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

  • The conductor brought home the full thrust of the work's emotional resolution.

  • It provides the thrust that makes the craft move forward.

  • The real thrust of the film is its examination of New York's Hasidic community.

  • She thrust her way into the crowd.

  • An aerial thrust up from the grass verge.

  • The main thrust of the research will be the study of the early Universe and galaxy formation.

  • He let David go with a thrust of his wrist that sent the lad reeling.

Synonym discrimination

  • pierce, penetrate, prick, stab, thrust

  • propel, push, shove, thrust

Meaning of thrust

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