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To exert force or pressure on
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“We had to push the heavy door with all of our might to open it.”
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To demand earnestly or pressingly
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“My parents would push me to learn a musical instrument when I was younger.”
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To promote the use, sale, or acceptance of
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“Companies are preoccupied with trying to push their products onto consumers.”
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To move or proceed onward
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“The troops will continue to push southwards in the coming weeks.”
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(of a button on a device or machine) To press down on
“I was unsure as to which button I needed to push on the dishwasher to start it.”
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To move past someone or something with force
“I had to push through the throng of tourists to catch a glimpse of the famous artwork.”
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(crowd into) To press forward into an area with limited space
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To drive spiritually or urge someone on
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To make heavy demands on
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To apply great and continuous effort towards work, a task, or a goal
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To hasten the progress of or make easier
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To champion or foster a cause
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To inflict emotional or physical harm or distress upon
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To push, fold, or turn (the edges or ends of something, especially a garment or bedclothes) so as to hide or secure them
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To come, go, or move somewhere rapidly or in a forceful way
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Press for political action
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Campaign to arouse public concern about an issue in the hope of prompting action
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Struggle or compete with others for something in an eager or uncontrolled and undignified way
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To give (someone) orders in a domineering manner
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To develop gradually
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Draw or push out
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To physically change the way something is as opposed to its original state
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To move very slowly (towards something)
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To take action
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To push or roll along on wheels
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To crowd or gather together
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To place or put between or among others
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Deal or trade in something, typically illegal
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To push from below
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To persuade someone to do something which they are reluctant to do, especially by flattery or promises
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To make high
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To speak boastfully
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To enter or interrupt suddenly and without invitation
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Dig up ground for cultivation
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Dismissal from employment
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To grow from seed
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Insult
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To drive away, or cause to go in a specified direction
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To sweep, push or clear (something) away with one's hand or an implement
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To cover an opening
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Mix by pressing
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To remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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To protrude or extend outwardly
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To cause significant upset to (someone)