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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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