Definition for Push (-ed, -ing)

push (-ed, -ing), v. [Fr. pousser.] (webplay: actions, ball, bear, behind, draw, far, force, man-servant, press, soul, striking, sudden, weigh).

  1. Move; displace; brush; thrust; drive; shove; cause to change position by the application of physical force.
  2. Press; crush; apply steady pressure; oppress with physical force.
  3. Present; thrust; urge; project; advance persistently; insistently bring to the attention of someone.
  4. Burst; break; emerge.
  5. Flatten; smooth; suppress; forcefully change the shape of.
  6. [Fig.] attempt to escape.
  7. [Fig.] test; try; prove.
  8. [Fig.] follow; trace; track; trail; travel steadily in pursuit.

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