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Definition of Shove

Shove

  1. To drive along by the direct and continuous application of strength; to push; especially, to push (a body) so as to make it move along the surface of another body; as, to shove a boat on the water; to shove a table across the floor.
  2. To push along, aside, or away, in a careless or rude manner; to jostle.
  3. To push or drive forward; to move onward by pushing or jostling.
  4. To move off or along by an act pushing, as with an oar a pole used by one in a boat; sometimes with off.
  5. The act of shoving; a forcible push.
  6. p. p. of Shove.

Shove Quotations

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

When push comes to shove, it ain't the science that's going to lift you up-it's the belief, the spiritual side of life, that's going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are.
Kirstie Alley

Sometimes you have to shove all the surface stuff to the side in order to see what's underneath.
Beth Moore

But love, like the sun that it is, sets afire and melts everything. what greed and privilege to build up over whole centuries the indignation of a pious spirit, with its natural following of oppressed souls, will cast down with a single shove.
Jose Marti

True basketball coaches are great teachers and you do not humiliate, you do not physically go after, you do not push or shove, you do not berate, if you are a true coach. If you humiliate or curse them, that won't do it. Coaches like that are not coaches.
Morgan Wootten
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Shove Translations

shove in Dutch is schuiven
shove in German is schieben
shove in Spanish is empujar