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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

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.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PUSHED, participle passive Pressed; urged; driven.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PUSHER, noun One that drives forward.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PUSHING, participle present tense Pressing; driving; urging forward.

1. adjective Pressing forward in business; enterprising; driving; vigorous.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PUSHPIN, noun A child's play in which pins are pushed alternately.