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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Push, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pushed p. pr. & vb. n. Pushing.]
 1. To press against with force; to drive or impel by pressure; to endeavor to drive by steady pressure, without striking; -- opposed to draw.
    Sidelong had pushed a mountain from his seat.   --Milton.
 2. To thrust the points of the horns against; to gore.
    If the ox shall push a manservant or maidservant, . . . the ox shall be stoned.   --Ex. xxi. 32.
 3. To press or urge forward; to drive; to push an objection too far. To push his fortune.”
    Ambition pushes the soul to such actions as are apt to procure honor to the actor.   --Spectator.
    We are pushed for an answer.   --Swift.
 4. To bear hard upon; to perplex; to embarrass.
 5. To importune; to press with solicitation; to tease.
 To push down, to overthrow by pushing or impulse.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Push·ing, a. Pressing forward in business; enterprising; driving; energetic; also, forward; officious, intrusive. -- Push*ing*ly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative; "an
            aggressive young exective"; "a pushful insurance
            agent"; "a pushing youth intent on getting on in the
            world" [syn: aggressive, enterprising, pushful, pushy]
      n : the act of applying force in order to move something away;
          "he gave the door a hard push"; "the pushing is good
          exercise" [syn: push]