Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) push, pushing (the act of applying force in order to move something away) "he gave the door a hard push"; "the pushing is good exercise"
- S: (n) push, thrust (the force used in pushing) "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"; "the thrust of the jet engines"
- S: (n) energy, push, get-up-and-go (enterprising or ambitious drive) "Europeans often laugh at American energy"
- S: (n) push button, push, button (an electrical switch operated by pressing) "the elevator was operated by push buttons"; "the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk"
- S: (n) push (an effort to advance) "the army made a push toward the sea"
- S: (v) push, force (move with force) "He pushed the table into a corner"
- S: (v) push, bear on (press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action) "He pushed her to finish her doctorate"
- S: (v) advertise, advertize, promote, push (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"
- S: (v) tug, labor, labour, push, drive (strive and make an effort to reach a goal) "She tugged for years to make a decent living"; "We have to push a little to make the deadline!"; "She is driving away at her doctoral thesis"
- S: (v) push (press against forcefully without moving) "she pushed against the wall with all her strength"
- S: (v) push, crowd (approach a certain age or speed) "She is pushing fifty"
- S: (v) crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitate (exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for) "The liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"
- S: (v) push (sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs)) "The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs"
- S: (v) push (move strenuously and with effort) "The crowd pushed forward"
- S: (v) press, push (make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby) "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"