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PUSH, verb transitive

1. To press against with force; to drive or impel by pressure; or to endeavor to drive by steady pressure, without striking; opposed to draw. We push a thing forward by force applied behind it; we draw by applying force before it. We may push without moving the object.

2. To butt; to strike with the end of the horns; to thrust the points of horns against.

If the ox shall push a man-servant or maid-servant--he shall be stones. Exodus 21:29.

3. To press or urge forward; as, to push an objection too far.

He forewarns his care

With rules to push his fortune or to bear.

4. To urge; to drive.

Ambition pushes the soul to such actions as are apt to procure honor to the actor.

5. To enforce; to press; to drive to a conclusion.

We are pushed for an answer.

6. To importune; to press with solicitation; to tease.

To push down, to overthrow by pushing or impulse.

PUSH, verb intransitive To make a thrust; as, to push with the horns or with a sword.

1. To make an effort.

At length

Both sides resolv'd to push we tried our strength.

2. To make an attack.

The king of the south shall push at him. Daniel 11:40.

3. To burst out.

To push on, to drive or urge forward; to hasten. push on, brave men.

PUSH, noun A thrust with a pointed instrument, or with the end of a thing.

1. Any pressure, impulse or force applied; as, to give the ball the first push

2. An assault or attack.

3. A forcible onset; a vigorous effort.

4. Exigence; trial; extremity.

When it comes to the push it is no more than talk.

5. A sudden emergence.

6. A little swelling or pustule; a wheal; a pimple; an eruption.