English dictionary definition of:

push


Noun

  • the act of applying force in order to move something away
  • an effort to advance
  • an electrical switch operated by pressing
  • enterprising or ambitious drive
  • the force used in pushing

Verb

  • press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action
  • make publicity for; try to sell (a product)
  • make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby
  • move with force,
  • press against forcefully without moving
  • move strenuously and with effort
  • approach a certain age or speed
  • sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs)
  • strive and make an effort to reach a goal
  • 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

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Thesaurus

advertise advertize agitate button campaign crowd crusade drive energy fight force get-up-and-go labor American English spelling labour British English spelling press promote pushing thrust tug

Spellzone course content

View spelling list More ways to spell short /oo/ and learn about the word push in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 13. Spelling choices for /oo/ sound: oo, ou.

Scrabble score for push


Scrabble score = 9

generated at 09:46:37 on 18-09-19

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