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Synonyms for push

make or force your way

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sell

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push for something

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push off

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push on

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the push

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to exert pressure

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to force to move or advance with or as if with blows or pressure

to cause to stick out

to force one's way into a place or situation

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to do or achieve by forcing obstacles out of one's way

to make known vigorously the positive features of (a product)

to engage in the illicit sale of (narcotics)

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push on: to move along a particular course

an act or instance of using force so as to propel ahead

an organized effort to accomplish a purpose

an aggressive readiness along with energy to undertake taxing efforts

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the act of applying force in order to move something away

the force used in pushing

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enterprising or ambitious drive

press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action

strive and make an effort to reach a goal

press against forcefully without moving

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approach a certain age or speed

exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person

sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs)

move strenuously and with effort

make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby

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The emphasis is on the lifting, or step-up, action, not on a push off the ground.
The bigger the force Hakeem uses to push off, the bigger the push the floor will give him--and the higher he'll go, says Brancazio.
In anticipating another head tie-up, the DW should immediately drop into an attack stance with the back foot ready to push off and both hands, with his thumbs in ready to pop up on the opponent's forearms (Photo 3) as the latter reaches to tie up again.
Push off vigorously you should not move forward at a fast rate.
Push off your right leg and return to your starting position.
Prone push off underwater: Glide, pull (both arms) glide, whip kick, and glide to surface, streamlining with legal breaststroke start.
Stand with feet shoulder width apart, hips low, hands at your sides near your ankles, push off explosively swinging arms forward covering as much lateral distance as possible.
She had a shooting pain every time she tried to push off.
Prone push off glide (streamlining) with flutter kick (25-50 yards), get air when necessary.
Still unable to push off on his right foot, Bryant took left-handed shots and led with his left foot, a combination he had never tried.
A small but ardent band of free thinkers are claiming that the back foot does not push off the rubber, but is pulled off by the powerful rotation of the hips and trunk.
Schantz couldn't push off as he normally did and worried that his foot might not hold up.