urge+or+push+forward

  • 1 push — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. nudge, thrust, shove; pressure, exigency; crisis, pinch; informal, endeavor, effort, drive, determination, perseverance, persistence, aggressiveness. See circumstance. v. t. drive, urge, force; propel …

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  • 2 forward — Synonyms and related words: a bit previous, accelerate, acculturate, acquiescent, act for, actuate, address, advance, advanced, advancing, advantage, adventurous, agog, agreeable, ahead, aid, air express, airfreight, airmail, alacritous, alee,… …

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  • 3 push — Synonyms and related words: accelerate, actuate, advance, advance against, advance upon, adventuresomeness, adventurousness, advertise, advocate, aggrandize, aggravated assault, aggression, aggressiveness, ambition, ambitiousness, amperage,… …

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  • 4 push on — Synonyms and related words: accelerate, bundle, bustle, chase, crowd, dash, dash off, dash on, dispatch, double time, drive on, expedite, fare, festinate, forge ahead, forward, get going, get moving, go, go slow, haste, hasten, hasten on, hie,… …

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  • 5 PUSH — I noun acceleration, assault, attack, boost, foray, impact, impetus, impulse, impulsion, incursion, main force, pressure, propulsion, shove, stimulus, thrust II verb advocate, animate, back, be resolute, boost, carry to a conclusion, coerce,… …

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  • 6 push — vb Push, shove, thrust, propel mean to use force upon a thing so as to make it move ahead or aside. Push implies the application of force by a body (as a person) already in contact with the body to be moved onward, aside, or out of the way {push… …

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  • 7 push — [poosh] vt. [ME posshen < MFr pousser < OFr poulser < L pulsare, to beat < pulsus: see PULSE1] 1. a) to exert pressure or force against, esp. so as to move b) to move in this way c) to thrust, shove, or drive (up, down, in, out, etc.) …

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  • 8 push — ► VERB 1) exert force on (someone or something) so as to move them away from oneself or from the source of the force. 2) move (one s body or a part of it) forcefully into a specified position. 3) move forward by using force. 4) drive oneself or… …

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  • 9 Push — Push, v. i. 1. To make a thrust; to shove; as, to push with the horns or with a sword. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To make an advance, attack, or effort; to be energetic; as, a man must push in order to succeed. [1913 Webster] At the time of the end… …

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  • 10 Push — Push, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pushed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pushing}.] [OE. possen, pussen, F. pousser, fr. L. pulsare, v. intens. fr. pellere, pulsum, to beat, knock, push. See {Pulse} a beating, and cf. {Pursy}.] 1. To press against with force; to… …

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  • 11 push — I. verb Etymology: Middle English possen, pusshen, probably from Old French pousser to exert pressure, from Latin pulsare, frequentative of pellere to drive, strike more at felt Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to press against with force …

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  • 12 push — v. & n. v. 1 tr. exert a force on (a thing) to move it away from oneself or from the origin of the force. 2 tr. cause to move in this direction. 3 intr. exert such a force (do not push against the door). 4 intr. & tr. a thrust forward or upward.… …

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  • 13 push — /poosh/, v.t. 1. to press upon or against (a thing) with force in order to move it away. 2. to move (something) in a specified way by exerting force; shove; drive: to push something aside; to push the door open. 3. to effect or accomplish by… …

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  • 14 push — /pʊʃ / (say poosh) verb (t) 1. to exert force upon or against (a thing) in order to move it away. 2. to move (away, off, etc.) by exerting force thus; shove; thrust; drive. 3. to press or urge (a person, etc.) to some action or course. 4. to… …

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  • 15 urge — Synonyms and related words: accelerate, admonish, advise, advocate, affirm, allege, appetite, appetition, apply pressure, ardor, argue, ask, assert, automatic response, beg, beseech, beset, besiege, blandish, blind impulse, brain wave, brainstorm …

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  • 16 push — verb 1》 exert force on (someone or something) in order to move them away from oneself.     ↘hold and exert force on (something) so as to cause it to move in front of one.     ↘move one s body or a part of it forcefully into a specified position.… …

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  • 17 push — [[t]pʊʃ[/t]] v. t. 1) to press against (a thing) with force in order to move it away 2) to move (something) in a specified way by exerting force: to push the door open[/ex] 3) to accomplish by pushing: to push one s way through a crowd[/ex] 4) to …

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  • 18 push — v 1. propel, move, actuate, get going, set in motion; drive, trundle, wheel, roll; shove, thrust, pole, stick. 2. press forward, make one s way, squeeze through, wedge, Inf. elbow or shoulder one s way; bulldoze, ram, butt, bunt; crowd, pack,… …

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  • 19 push — I. v. a. 1. Thrust, impel (by pressure), hustle, jostle, justle, elbow, crowd, shove. 2. Urge, press forward, drive on. 3. Force, press, drive, embarrass by arguments. 4. Importune, tease, press with solicitation. 5. Prosecute, follow closely. 6 …

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  • 20 urge — v 1. push, drive, propel, force, force along, boost, shove, catapult; speed, speed up, accelerate, whip, whip on, lash, flog; hasten, hurry, hustle, Inf. hustle up, quicken, expedite, precipitate. 2. impel, constrain, move, press, induce; incite …

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