pushing, present participle; pushes, 3rd person singular present; pushed, past tense; pushed, past participle;
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
she pushed her glass toward him
he pushed a card under the door
he pushed at the skylight, but it wouldn't budge
Hold and exert force on (something) so as to cause it to move along in front of one
a woman was pushing a stroller
Move one's body or a part of it into a specified position, esp. forcefully or with effort
she pushed her hands into her pockets
Press (a part of a machine or other device)
he pushed the button for the twentieth floor
Affect (something) so that it reaches a specified level or state
they expect that the huge crop will push down prices
Move forward by using force to pass people or cause them to move aside
she pushed her way through the crowded streets
he pushed past an old woman in his haste
(of an army) Advance over territory
the guerrillas have pushed south to within 100 miles of the capital
Exert oneself to attain something or surpass others
I was pushing hard until about 10 laps from the finish
the council continued to push for the better management of water resources
Compel or urge (someone) to do something, esp. to work hard
she believed he was pushing their daughter too hard
Have very little of something, esp. time
I'm a bit pushed for time at the moment
Be nearly (a particular age)
she must be pushing forty, but she's still a good looker
Promote the use, sale, or acceptance of
the company is pushing a $500 asking price
Put forward (an argument or demand) with undue force or in too extreme a form
he thought that the belief in individualism had been pushed too far
Sell (a narcotic drug) illegally
Prepare (a stack) to receive a piece of data on the top
Transfer (data) to the top of a stack
Develop (film) so as to compensate for deliberate underexposure
An act of exerting force on someone or something in order to move them away from oneself
he closed the door with a push
An act of pressing a part of a machine or device
the door locks at the push of a button
Something that encourages or assists something else
the fall in prices was given a push by official policy
A vigorous effort to do or obtain something
many clubs are joining in the fund-raising push
he determined to make one last push for success
A military attack in force
the army was engaged in a push against guerrilla strongholds
Forcefulness and enterprise
an investor with the necessary money and push
the act of applying force in order to move something away; "he gave the door a hard push"; "the pushing is good exercise"
move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
the force used in pushing; "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"; "the thrust of the jet engines"
press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action; "He pushed her to finish her doctorate"
advertise: make publicity for; try to sell (a product); "The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model"; "The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops"
energy: enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at American energy"
Rainbow/PUSH is a non-profit organization formed as a merger of two non-profit organizations — Operation PUSH (People United to Save Humanity) and the National Rainbow Coalition — founded by Jesse Jackson. The organizations pursue social justice, civil rights and political activism.
Push is a 2009 American science fiction thriller film directed by Paul McGuigan. The film stars Chris Evans, Dakota Fanning, Camilla Belle, Cliff Curtis and Djimon Hounsou. ...
Mike Dierickx, formerly known as Dirk Dierickx, and most commonly recognized under the aliases M.I.K.E., Push or Plastic Boy, is a Belgian DJ. Best known for the song "Universal Nation", he has also released other singles including "The Legacy" and "Strange World". ...
Push was the debut album from British pop band Bros and was released in 1988. The album reached #2 on the UK Top 40 and spawned five hit singles, including the reissue of "I Owe You Nothing" which reached #1 in June 1988. ...
Push, in comics, may refer to: * Push (Marvel Comics), an alias used by the Marvel Comics character Nancy Lu * Push (Wildstorm), a series from Wildstorm
In computer science, a stack is a last in, first out (LIFO) abstract data type and data structure. A stack can have any abstract data type as an element, but is characterized by only two fundamental operations: push and pop. ...
A short, directed application of force; an act of pushing; An act of tensing the muscles of the abdomen in order to expel its contents; A great effort (to do something); A marching or drill maneuver/manoeuvre performed by moving a formation (especially a company front) forward or toward the ...
(pushy) Aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined
(PUSHING) A foul called when one player uses his hands or arms to shove a player on the other team. The penalty for this foul is a direct free kick.
(PUSHING) Taking charge; being positive in what you want; exerting your will; being pushy; challenging yourself; saying or doing the right things to get what you want (pushing the right buttons) / If being pushed: Feeling coerced or taken for granted; needing encouragement; feeling stressed
(Pushing (legal)) When a tribe sends a rim-side, or newly restarted, player resource deliveries to boost his rate of growth and dominate his area.
(Pushing) A penal foul resulting from the unfair use of the arms or body to push, shove, or otherwise force an opponent into changing position or direction.
(Pushing) Occurs when a player thrusts or shoves a player from behind.
(Pushing) Push processing in photography, sometimes called uprating, refers to a film developing technique that increases the effective sensitivity of the film being processed. ...
(pushing) A foul; intentional body conduct by one skater against another.
(pushing) A stock car that is "pushing" will have a tendency to head toward the wall on a turn. Also refered to as "tight".
pushing mullock onto dump from an open cut
(pushy) (adj) a typical fault of green dogs. A “pushy” dog will tend to work too close and move the stock too fast.
When the dealer pushes the chips to the winning player at the end of a hand. It's also when dealers rotate to other tables.