push

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push is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
push

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
push

Third-person singular
pushes

Past tense
pushed

Past participle
pushed

Present participle
pushing

men pushing an airplane
  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you push something, you touch it with a force away from your body.
    You have to push that door quite hard before it will open.
    If you push this button, the machine will stop.

Antonyms[change]


Noun[change]

Singular
push

Plural
pushes

  1. (countable) A push is the act of touching something with a force away from your body.
    My car won't move. Can you give me a push?