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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

History has taught us over and over again that freedom is not free. When push comes to shove, the ultimate protectors of freedom and liberty are the brave men and women in our armed forces. Throughout our history, they've answered the call in bravery and sacrifice.
Tim Pawlenty

You cannot push any one up a ladder unless he be willing to climb a little himself.
Andrew Carnegie

Never set limits, go after your dreams, don't be afraid to push the boundaries. And laugh a lot - it's good for you!
Paula Radcliffe
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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
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