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push US English

Exert force on (someone or something), typically with one’s hand, in order to move them away from oneself or the origin of the force

press the panic button US English

Respond to a situation by panicking or taking emergency measures

push on US English

Continue on a journey

bell push US English

A button that operates an electric bell when pushed

push off US English

Use an oar, boathook, etc., to exert pressure so as to move a boat out from shore or away from another vessel

push fit US English

A fit between two parts in which one is connected to the other by manually pushing or sliding them together

push poll US English

An ostensible opinion poll in which the true objective is to sway voters using loaded or manipulative questions

push-pull US English

Operated by pushing and pulling

cost-push US English

Relating to or denoting inflation caused by increased labour or raw material costs

push ahead US English

Proceed with or continue a course of action or policy

push along US English

Go away; depart

push broom US English

A broom consisting of a handle attached at an angle to a wide brush that is worked by pushing

push button US English

A button that is pushed to operate an electrical device

push-start US English

Start (a motor vehicle) by pushing it and putting it in gear in order to make the engine turn

get the push US English

Be dismissed (or dismiss someone) from a job

push processing US English

The development of film so as to compensate for deliberate underexposure, thereby increasing the effective film speed

push technology US English

A service in which the user downloads software from a provider which then continually supplies information from the Internet in categories selected by the user

push off in push US English

Use an oar, boathook, etc., to exert pressure so as to move a boat out from shore or away from another vessel

push on in push US English

Continue on a journey

push one's luck US English

Take a risk on the assumption that one will continue to be successful or in favor

push the envelope US English

Approach or extend the limits of what is possible

push ahead in push US English

Proceed with or continue a course of action or policy

push along in push US English

Go away; depart

push someone around US English

Treat someone roughly or inconsiderately

push someone's buttons US English

Arouse or provoke a reaction in someone

push something through US English

Get a proposed measure completed or accepted quickly

get the push in push US English

Be dismissed (or dismiss someone) from a job

push one's luck in push US English

Take a risk on the assumption that one will continue to be successful or in favor

push someone around in push US English

Treat someone roughly or inconsiderately

when push comes to shove US English

When one must commit oneself to an action or decision

push someone's buttons in button US English

Arouse or provoke a reaction in someone

push something through in push US English

Get a proposed measure completed or accepted quickly

push for in push US English

Demand persistently

be pushed in push US English

Have very little of something, especially time

push the envelope in envelope US English

Approach or extend the limits of what is possible

pushpin US English

A thumbtack with a spherical or cylindrical head of colored plastic, used to fasten papers to a bulletin board or to indicate positions on charts and maps

pushrod US English

A rod operated by cams that opens and closes the valves in an internal combustion engine

pushup US English

An exercise in which a person lies facing the floor and, keeping their back straight, raises their body by pressing down on their hands

press the panic button in panic button US English

Respond to a situation by panicking or taking emergency measures

pushback US English

A negative or unfavorable response

pushbike US English

A bicycle

pushcart US English

A small handcart or barrow

pushover US English

A person who is easy to overcome or influence

when push comes to shove in push US English

When one must commit oneself to an action or decision

shove US English

Push (someone or something) roughly

get or give someone the push or shove in push US English

Be dismissed (or dismiss someone) from a job

push or press someone's buttons in button US English

Arouse or provoke a reaction in someone


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