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Definitions and Synonyms of pushing | Another word for pushing | What is pushing?

Definition 1: the act of applying force in order to move something away - [noun denoting act]

Samples where pushing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he gave the door a hard push
  • the pushing is good exercise

Synonyms for pushing in the sense of this definition

(pushing is a kind of ...) the act of propelling

(... is a kind of pushing ) pushing down

"depression of the space bar on the typewriter"

(... is a kind of pushing ) a slight push or shake

(... is a kind of pushing ) the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure

"he gave the button a press" "he used pressure to stop the bleeding" "at the pressing of a button"

(... is a kind of pushing ) the act of shoving (giving a push to someone or something)

"he gave the door a shove"

(... is a kind of pushing ) the act of giving a push

"he gave her a boost over the fence"

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