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.
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.