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Definition of Push

Push

  1. A crowd; a company or clique of associates; a gang.
  2. A pustule; a pimple.
  3. To press against with force; to drive or impel by pressure; to endeavor to drive by steady pressure, without striking; -- opposed to draw.
  4. To thrust the points of the horns against; to gore.
  5. To press or urge forward; to drive; to push an objection too far.
  6. To bear hard upon; to perplex; to embarrass.
  7. To importune; to press with solicitation; to tease.
  8. To make a thrust; to shove; as, to push with the horns or with a sword.
  9. To make an advance, attack, or effort; to be energetic; as, a man must push in order to succeed.
  10. To burst pot, as a bud or shoot.
  11. A thrust with a pointed instrument, or with the end of a thing.
  12. Any thrust. pressure, impulse, or force, or force applied; a shove; as, to give the ball the first push.
  13. An assault or attack; an effort; an attempt; hence, the time or occasion for action.
  14. The faculty of overcoming obstacles; aggressive energy; as, he has push, or he has no push.

Push Quotations

My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.
Michael Jordan

Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A 'you can do it' when things are tough.
Richard M. DeVos

No matter the circumstances that you may be going through, just push through it.
Ray Lewis

You don't need to know this - but here goes: due to some acquired infantilism, I feel compelled to fall asleep listening to the radio. On a good night, I'll push the frail barque of my psyche off into the waters of Lethe accompanied by the midnight newsreader - on a bad one, it's the shipping forecast.
Will Self

When I was about five, I gave my heart to Jesus Christ, and since then it's just been a stronghold in my life. Really, through the shark attack and all the hard times that my family and I went through, it gave us unity and perseverance to push through all this crazy stuff that we never knew was going to happen.
Bethany Hamilton
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Push Translations

push in Dutch is aanduwen
push in French is poussons, poussez, poussent, buter, acculer
push in Italian is urtare, pigiare, spingere, spingere, folata
push in Latin is pulsus
push in Portuguese is impulso