What does pushing mean?

Definitions for pushing
ˈpʊʃ ɪŋpush·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. push, pushing(noun)

    the act of applying force in order to move something away

    "he gave the door a hard push"; "the pushing is good exercise"

Wiktionary

  1. pushing(Verb)

    Dealing illicit drugs, especially to minors.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pushing

    of Push

  2. Pushing(adj)

    pressing forward in business; enterprising; driving; energetic; also, forward; officious, intrusive

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pushing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4177

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pushing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2580

How to pronounce pushing?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pushing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pushing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of pushing in a Sentence

  1. Kaname Gokon:

    There are various factors. Nuclear power generation has restarted, pushing down energy demand. When nuclear plants shut down (after the 2011 Fukushima disaster), Japan imported lots of crude. Other factors include shrinking population, saturated status of automobiles and efficiency improvement.

  2. Robert Piller:

    I think if there is a lesson for the other trading companies it's that their doubts about listing have been confirmed, i believe the biggest doubts about listing would be pushing yourself into the spotlight.

  3. Roger Federer:

    I take the impacts and threat of climate change very seriously, particularly as my family and I arrive in Australia amidst devastation from the bushfires, as the father of four young children and a fervent supporter of universal education, I have a great deal of respect and admiration for the youth climate movement, and I am grateful to young climate activists for pushing us all to examine our behaviors and act on innovative solutions.

  4. Jessica Mah:

    My investors are now pushing for not wanting to go public anytime soon.

  5. Lauren Cooley:

    What I disagree with is this newfound notion of how white privilege is the new thing we have to atone for. i think just the way that it's been sensationalized is the reason that so many conservatives are pushing back against it.

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