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Definitions and Synonyms of push back | Another word for push back | What is push back?

Definition 1: the act of forcing the enemy to withdraw - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for push back in the sense of this definition

(push back is a kind of ...) the action of attacking an enemy

Definition 2: cause to move back by force or influence - [verb of contact]

Samples where push back or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • repel the enemy
  • push back the urge to smoke
  • beat back the invaders

Synonyms for push back in the sense of this definition

(push back is a kind of ...) move with force

"He pushed the table into a corner"

(push back has a similar meaning as ...) cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force

"drive the ball far out into the field"

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