Definition for PUSH

PUSH, n.

  1. A thrust with a pointed instrument, or with the end of a thing. – Spenser.
  2. Any pressure, impulse or force applied; as, to give the ball the first push. – Addison.
  3. An assault or attack. – Watts.
  4. A forcible onset; a vigorous effort. – Addison.
  5. Exigence; trial; extremity. When it comes to the push, it is no more than talk. – L'Estrange.
  6. A sudden emergence. – Shak.
  7. A little swelling or pustule; a wheal; a pimple; an eruption. – Bacon.

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