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  • Push — Push, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pushed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pushing}.] [OE. possen, pussen, F. pousser, fr. L. pulsare, v. intens. fr. pellere, pulsum, to beat, knock, push. See {Pulse} a beating, and cf. {Pursy}.] 1. To press against with force; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • push it/things — informal : to continue to do or to try to do something when you should stop If your mom already said “no” two times, don t push it. [=don t keep asking her] You ll just make her mad. You ve won a lot of money, but don t push it [=don t push your… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • push — I UK [pʊʃ] / US verb Word forms push : present tense I/you/we/they push he/she/it pushes present participle pushing past tense pushed past participle pushed *** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to move someone or something away from you, or from… …   English dictionary

  • push*/*/*/ — [pʊʃ] verb I 1) [I/T] to move someone or something away from you using your hands Ant: pull Push as hard as you can.[/ex] She gently pushed him away.[/ex] I pushed open the door.[/ex] 2) [I/T] to press a button on a machine To turn on the… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • push — /pʊʃ / (say poosh) verb (t) 1. to exert force upon or against (a thing) in order to move it away. 2. to move (away, off, etc.) by exerting force thus; shove; thrust; drive. 3. to press or urge (a person, etc.) to some action or course. 4. to… …  

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  • push the envelope — vb American to test or extend limits, go too far. The term, used in fiction by Tom Wolfe and John Grisham, derives from the jargon of test pilots: the envelope is the ulti mate technical capability as expressed on a graph …   Contemporary slang

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