verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of push
Related formsout·push, verb (used with object)un·pushed, adjective
Examples from the Web for pushed
Guy Molinari, a former Staten Island borough president, pushed back against that view.Will Dirty Pol Vito Fossella Replace Dirty Pol Michael Grimm?|David Freedlander|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They have pushed into just about every other corner of the Caribbean and Central America where airports exist.
Add in additional demand, as with a surgical procedure, and the body is pushed to its very limits.
The tough African-French girls living in the projects in Girlhood have been abused and pushed out of the system.
I just took my hands and pushed him away and said, ‘What are you doing?’Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The marines and bluejackets now pushed bravely on, but encountered a terrific fire from the troops within the forts.The Three Midshipmen|W.H.G. Kingston
At last one morning they pushed out from the side of the Bridgwater Merchant, more limp than ever.The Trail of the Sword, Complete|Gilbert Parker
I avoided his shaft, and as his horse bolted past on my left, I pushed him with my shield, and knocked him from the saddle.The Prince of India, Volume II|Lew. Wallace
With my stick through the hole, I had up the latch, and pushed the door open.The Voodoo Gold Trail|Walter Walden
The men jumped in themselves; one tall fellow remained till he had pushed off the boat, and then tumbled in upon his companions.The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Volume 2, Illustrated|Sir Walter Scott
British Dictionary definitions for pushed (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for pushed (2 of 2)
- (tr) to take undue risks, esp through overconfidence, thus risking failureto push one's luck
- (intr) to act overconfidently