What does pushing mean?

Definitions for pushing
ˈpʊʃ ɪŋpush·ing

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word pushing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. push, pushingnoun

    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. pushingverb

    Dealing illicit drugs, especially to minors.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pushingadjective

    Enterprising; vigorous.

    Etymology: from push.

ChatGPT

  1. pushing

    Pushing refers to the action or process of applying force to an object or person in order to move them away from oneself or from the source of the force, usually in a forward or outward direction. This may involve physical contact or can be done indirectly. The term can also be used metaphorically in different contexts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pushing

    of Push

  2. Pushingadjective

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

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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

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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. Craig Haney:

    I think the cost of solitary confinement is now being critically examined and rethought, and prison systems are beginning to ask themselves whether this is worth it, and whether or not it does not create more harm than good, courts are pushing them to consider the inhumanity of the practice, as well.

  2. Lorenzo Boyd:

    Social-media engines have had to contend with a new series of both artificial intelligence and expert-system robotic attacks from abroad in recent times, particularly pushing the Chinese narrative that the U.S. is an incompetent government, born out of worry about the novel coronavirus, the extent to which it has was a contributor to domestic U.S. events remains to be seen.There are other... robotic-narrative campaigns sourced within the U.S. that are equally powerful.This is still an election year, and the presidential election is divisive.

  3. Tom Hardy:

    This is George's world and he's pushing the boundaries and endeavoring to grow it and develop more the world of the post apocalyptic landscape that it's set in.

  4. Larry Summers:

    The benefit we can get from pushing unemployment low is on almost all economic theories and likely not to be a permanent one, but if we push inflation up and those issues become entrenched, we’re going to live with that inflation for a long time.

  5. Connor Campbell:

    Silver has knock-on effects compared to GameStop because it has links to miners, and then the miners themselves have an impact on how the FTSE 100 performs, if you start pushing silver higher, that is going to have effects on other industrious and other markets and that is clearly what happened.

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