- a mechanism that forces an object backward.
- opposition or resistance to a plan.
- the forcing of an enemy to withdraw.
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Examples from the Web for pushback
When I express skepticism that the beads are doing anything, I get pushback that the kids have been healthy since wearing them.Kids Eat the Darndest Things: Laundry Pods, Teething Necklaces, and More Of The Weirdest Stuff Sending Kids to the E.R.
November 14, 2014
In fact, she finds all the pushback more than a little ridiculous.‘All About That Bass’ Singer Meghan Trainor On Haters and Her Polarizing (and Unlikely) No. 1 Hit
October 7, 2014
Naturally, McCord starts getting some pushback when she starts Leaning In in the White House.Tea Leoni Isn’t Hillary Clinton, but ‘Madam Secretary’ May Be Her Benghazi
September 21, 2014
Whatever action Obama takes, he will get pushback from Republicans.Obama Outlines His Post-Presidency
August 9, 2014
“In 2012, when it was last up for reauthorization, there was some pushback on [the Ex-Im Bank],” Katz explained.Conservative Support for the Export-Import Bank Turned to Hate
June 23, 2014