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Definition of "pushes" []

  • To apply steady force to (something) in order to move it (verb)
  • To thrust (one's way) through something, such as a crowd, by force (verb)
  • To apply oneself vigorously (to achieving a task, plan, etc) (verb)
  • To encourage or urge (a person) to some action, decision, etc (verb)
  • To be an advocate or promoter (of) (verb)
  • To use one's influence to help (a person) (verb)
  • To bear upon (oneself or another person) in order to achieve more effort, better results, etc (verb)
  • To take undue risks, esp through overconfidence, thus risking failure (verb)
  • To act overconfidently (verb)
  • To hit (a ball) with a stiff pushing stroke (verb)
  • To sell (narcotic drugs) illegally (verb)
  • (esp of geographical features) to reach or extend (verb)
  • To overdevelop (a photographic film), usually by the equivalent of up to two stops, to compensate for underexposure or increase contrast (verb)
  • The act of pushing; thrust (noun)
  • A part or device that is pressed to operate some mechanism (noun)
  • Ambitious or enterprising drive, energy, etc (noun)
  • A special effort or attempt to advance, as of an army in a war (noun)
  • A number of people gathered in one place, such as at a party (noun)
  • A group or gang, esp one considered to be a clique (noun)
  • A stiff pushing stroke (noun)
  • Plural form of push. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of push. (verb)

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Use "pushes" in a sentence
  • "The title pushes players to collaborate and swap resources to get points, while the random rolls of the dice force people to constantly revamp their strategies for winning."
  • "But the only answer that he consistently pushes is “stimulus” spending."
  • "The famers and insurance companies are pushing for fewer deer, the tourism business of Wisconsin pushes back just as hard for more deer."
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