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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

Most fathers don't see the war within the daughter, her struggles with conflicting images of the idealized and flawed father, her temptation both to retreat to Daddy's lap and protection and to push out of his embrace to that of beau and the world beyond home.
Victoria Secunda

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

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

For me, the most interesting people are ones who often work against their best interests. Bad choices. They go in directions where you go, 'No no no nooo!' You push away someone who is trying to love you, you hurt someone who's trying to get your trust, or you love someone you shouldn't.
Paul Haggis
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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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