Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun push

5 senses of push

Sense 1
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")
       => propulsion, actuation -- (the act of propelling)

Sense 2
push, thrust -- (the force used in pushing; "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"; "the thrust of the jet engines")
       => force -- ((physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity; "force equals mass times acceleration")

Sense 3
energy, push, get-up-and-go -- (enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at American energy")
       => drive -- (the trait of being highly motivated; "his drive and energy exhausted his co-workers")

Sense 4
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")
       => switch, electric switch, electrical switch -- (control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit)

Sense 5
push -- (an effort to advance; "the army made a push toward the sea")
       => progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion -- (the act of moving forward (as toward a goal))

Antonyms of verb push

1 of 10 senses of push

Sense 1
push, force -- (move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner")
       Antonym of pull (Sense 1)
      => pull, draw, force -- (cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb push

10 senses of push

Sense 1
push, force -- (move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 2
push, bear on -- (press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action; "He pushed her to finish her doctorate")
       => urge, urge on, press, exhort -- (force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies")

Sense 3
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")
       => praise -- (express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance")

Sense 4
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")
       => fight, struggle -- (make a strenuous or labored effort; "She struggled for years to survive without welfare"; "He fought for breath")
          Phrasal Verb-> push on#1

Sense 5
push -- (press against forcefully without moving; "she pushed against the wall with all her strength")
       => press -- (exert pressure or force to or upon; "He pressed down on the boards"; "press your thumb on this spot")

Sense 6
push, crowd -- (approach a certain age or speed; "She is pushing fifty")
       => approach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come near -- (move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer")

Sense 7
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")
       => 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")

Sense 8
push -- (sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs); "The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs")
       => deal, sell, trade -- (do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes")

Sense 9
push -- (move strenuously and with effort; "The crowd pushed forward")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "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")

Sense 10
press, push -- (make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby; "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman")
       => push, force -- (move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner")

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