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
Respond to a situation by panicking or taking emergency measures
she tried to push him away
Any of various vehicles propelled by pushing, especially a type of rickshaw.
Continue on a journey
A button that operates an electric bell when pushed
Relating to or denoting inflation caused by increased labour or raw material costs
Lateral pressure exerted on a shore by a sheet of floating ice as it expands following changes in temperature.
To outdo or surpass in pushing.
Use an oar, boathook, etc., to exert pressure so as to move a boat out from shore or away from another vessel
A game for two teams in which each team tries to push a very large ball towards the opponents' goal; the ball used in this game.
A bar used to communicate a push, or which takes the stress in pushing.
A boat propelled by a pushing motion.
Aeronautics. A manoeuvre in which an aircraft in level flight loses altitude and then resumes level flight. rare.
A fit between two parts in which one is connected to the other by manually pushing or sliding them together
A hold or grip that enables pushing or is secured by pushing; (Mountaineering) = pressure hold.
A person who is made to leave somewhere, especially school.
A pass effected by pushing rather than hitting or kicking the ball.
An ostensible opinion poll in which the true objective is to sway voters using loaded or manipulative questions
Operated by pushing and pulling
A shot in which the ball is pushed rather than hit; (Billiards, Snooker, and Pool) a shot, now a foul stroke, in which the ball is pushed with the cue, or in which the cue, the cue ball, and the object ball are all in contact at the instant the shot is made.
A line of vessels arranged for push-towing; frequently attributive.
To move (a line of vessels) by push-towing.
Proceed with or continue a course of action or policy
Go away; depart
A broom consisting of a handle attached at an angle to a wide brush that is worked by pushing
A button that is pushed to operate an electrical device
A sound shift in which one phoneme, typically a vowel, approaches a second and this in turn shifts so that their differentiation is maintained.
A shot which is intermediate between a push and a full drive.
An aspect or feature that makes something unattractive or liable to rejection.
Money paid to someone for ‘pushing’ something; specifically money paid to a salesperson, outlet, etc., for promoting or selling a product or brand.
A domestic lawnmower operated by being pushed manually.
A flint implement used for scraping or planing wood.
A plate attached to a door by which it may be pushed open.
A small plough operated by pushing; a hand plough or breast plough.
Start (a motor vehicle) by pushing it and putting it in gear in order to make the engine turn
(In billiards, golf, cricket, etc.) a stroke in which the ball is pushed rather than hit.
The propulsion of a line of connected unpowered barges by a powered tug at each end.
An intensive marketing campaign to achieve greater sales.
A rider of a pushbike.
An arc-shaped moraine composed of unconsolidated rock debris and formed by an advancing glacier or ice sheet which pushes material before it into low ridges.
To develop (film) in a way that effectively increases its speed, in order to compensate for underexposure, or to increase contrast in the resulting image.
Informal. A narrow passage through something.
Be dismissed (or dismiss someone) from a job
The ability to develop and carry out a scheme energetically; enterprise, initiative; drive, ambition.
A game in which coins are struck so that they slide across a marked board on a table.
The development of film so as to compensate for deliberate underexposure, thereby increasing the effective film speed