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Push - Susumeta

Push is an English word meaning "Susumeta" in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of push
- Push n
- The act of applying force in order to move something away; "he gave the door a hard push"; "the pushing is good exercise" [syn: {pushing}]
- The force used in pushing; "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"; "the thrust of the jet engines" [syn: {thrust}]
- Enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at American energy" [syn: {energy}, {get-up-and-go}]
- An electrical switch operated by pressing a button; "the elevator was operated by push buttons"; "the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk" [syn: {push button}, {button}]
- An effort to advance; "the army made a push toward the sea" v
- Move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner" [syn: {force}] [ant: {pull}]
- Press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action; "He pushed her to finish her doctorate" [syn: {bear on}]
- 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" [syn: {advertise}, {advertize}, {promote}]
- 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" [syn: {tug}, {labor}, {labour}, {drive}]
- Press against forcefully without being able to move; "she pushed against the wall with all her strength"
- Approach a certain age or speed; "She is pushing fifty" [syn: {crowd}]
- 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" [syn: {crusade}, {fight}, {press}, {campaign}, {agitate}]
- Sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs); "The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs"
- Move strenuously and with effort; "The crowd pushed forward"
- Make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby; "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman" [syn: {press}]
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