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KK Pronunciation

〔 pUʃ 〕


〔 puʃ 〕

Overview of noun push

The noun push has 5 senses

  • push, pushing -- (the act of applying force in order to move something away; "he gave the door a hard push"; "the pushing is good exercise")

  • push, thrust -- (the force used in pushing; "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"; "the thrust of the jet engines")

  • energy, push, get-up-and-go -- (enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at American energy")

  • push button, push, button -- (an electrical switch operated by pressing; "the elevator was operated by push buttons"; "the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk")

  • push -- (an effort to advance; "the army made a push toward the sea")

Overview of verb push

The verb push has 10 senses

  • push, force -- (move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner")

  • push, bear on -- (press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action; "He pushed her to finish her doctorate")

  • advertise, advertize, promote, push -- (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")

  • tug, labor, labour, push, drive -- (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")

  • push -- (press against forcefully without moving; "she pushed against the wall with all her strength")

  • push, crowd -- (approach a certain age or speed; "She is pushing fifty")

  • crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitate -- (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")

  • push -- (sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs); "The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs")

  • push -- (move strenuously and with effort; "The crowd pushed forward")

  • press, push -- (make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby; "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman")