What does pushing mean?

Definitions for pushing
ˈpʊʃ ɪŋpush·ing

Here are all the possible meanings 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pushing

    of Push

  2. Pushingadjective

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

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  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. Brann Dailor:

    Our band has outlast multiple marriages... We found one another. I felt this very unique chemistry that had potential to be a cool band and we all shared that same idea…There have been so many moments sprinkled over time where it’s these incredible moments. We have been fortunate to have all these really cool opportunities… pushing forward to the next new thing and challenge, which is this tour coming up and things like that…that is what we are mainly thinking about not past achievements but future endeavors.

  2. Brendan Moran:

    US borrowers may push the envelope more by advocating multiple tranches, changing structures during execution, pushing price guidance - it can be a healthy step to see things get mixed up a little bit by new entrants into the market.

  3. Van Jones:

    The things that Donald Trump has done, and not just in this race, are horribly offensive, there is a dark underside here...he is whipping up and tapping into and pushing buttons that are very, very frightening to me and to a lot of people.

  4. Longley Alley:

    Ironically, the conflict is encouraging the very relationship that Saudi Arabia fears, pushing the Houthis more into the Iranian camp, despite Tehran's reluctance to get more deeply involved.

  5. Caroline Messer:

    As long as you are pushing yourself.

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