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Synonyms for push

Synonyms for (noun) push

Synonyms: push, pushing Definition: the act of applying force in order to move something away Usage: he gave the door a hard push; the pushing is good exercise

Similar words: actuation, propulsion Definition: the act of propelling

Synonyms: push Definition: an effort to advance Usage: the army made a push toward the sea

Similar words: forward motion, procession, progress, progression, onward motion, advance, advancement Definition: the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)

Synonyms: push, push button, button Definition: an electrical switch operated by pressing Usage: the elevator was operated by push buttons; the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk

Similar words: switch, electric switch, electrical switch Definition: control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit

Synonyms: energy, get-up-and-go, push Definition: enterprising or ambitious drive Usage: Europeans often laugh at American energy

Similar words: drive Definition: the trait of being highly motivated Usage: his drive and energy exhausted his co-workers

Synonyms: push, thrust Definition: the force used in pushing Usage: the push of the water on the walls of the tank; the thrust of the jet engines

Similar words: force Definition: (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity Usage: force equals mass times acceleration

Synonyms for (verb) push

Synonyms: push, bear on Definition: press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action Usage: He pushed her to finish her doctorate

Similar words: press, exhort, urge, urge on Definition: force or impel in an indicated direction Usage: I urged him to finish his studies

Synonyms: push, promote, advertise, advertize Definition: make publicity for; try to sell (a product) Usage: The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model; The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops

Similar words: praise Definition: express approval of Usage: The parents praised their children for their academic performance

Synonyms: press, push Definition: make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby Usage: `Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman

Similar words: push, force Definition: move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"

Synonyms: push, force Definition: move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: push Definition: press against forcefully without moving Usage: she pushed against the wall with all her strength

Similar words: press Definition: exert pressure or force to or upon Usage: He pressed down on the boards; press your thumb on this spot

Synonyms: push Definition: move strenuously and with effort Usage: The crowd pushed forward

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: crowd, push Definition: approach a certain age or speed Usage: She is pushing fifty

Similar words: come near, come on, go up, near, draw close, draw near, approach Definition: move towards Usage: We were approaching our destination; They are drawing near; The enemy army came nearer and nearer

Synonyms: push Definition: sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs) Usage: The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs

Similar words: trade, sell, deal Definition: do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood Usage: She deals in gold; The brothers sell shoes

Synonyms: labor, labour, push, tug, drive Definition: strive and make an effort to reach a goal Usage: 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

Similar words: fight, struggle Definition: make a strenuous or labored effort Usage: She struggled for years to survive without welfare; He fought for breath

Synonyms: crusade, press, push, fight, campaign, agitate Definition: 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 Usage: The liberal party pushed for reforms; She is crusading for women's rights; The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate

Similar words: push, promote, advertise, advertize Definition: make publicity for; try to sell (a product) Usage: The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model; The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops