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Thrust, press with force
“I slam the brakes and the force of the car pushes us toward the windshield.”
To demand earnestly or pressingly
“My parents would push me to learn a musical instrument when I was younger.”
To promote the use, sale, or acceptance of
“Companies are busy trying to push their product onto consumers.”
To exert pressure on
“I was unsure as to which button I needed to push on the dishwasher to start it.”
To move past someone or something with force
“I had to push past the throng of tourists to catch a glimpse of the famous artwork.”
To move or proceed onward
“The troops will continue to push southwards in the coming weeks.”
A special effort exerted towards a particular goal
“The push toward renewable energy is part of strategy to lessen the state's dependence on imported fossil fuels.”
An act of pushing someone or something in order to move them away from oneself
“She could not help but give the slow-walking person in front of her a gentle push in the back to hurry him along.”
A determination or effort (to do something)
“The movement is leading the way in the push to reshape the landscape around climate change.”
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