What does pushing mean?

Definitions for pushing
ˈpʊʃ ɪŋpush·ing

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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.

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. Yahya Al Hashemi:

    It was a sandstorm which turned to rainstorm and lot of the construction covering boards were flying around, and lots of cracking noises which unfortunately ended with this tragedy. ... Everybody was pushing trying to escape from inside towards the exits.

  2. Charles Miller:

    For me it’s all about pushing myself to do things now that I didn’t think I could do a few years ago.

  3. Ayomi Obuseh:

    It's showing that our hard work isn't going to waste, that if we keep pushing forward, change can come we're seeing that with events like today.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    It's very true that the only difference between "TRY" and "TRIUMPH" is just the "UMPH", even though it may sound like a cliche to some. In my view, that tiny 'Umph' often gives you monumental mph (i.e. miles per hour) to accelerate and reach your destination much faster. The 'Umph' can mathematically be expressed as: Umph = U + mph. The minuscule 'Umph' can thus make a mega-difference, and all you need is that little 'Umph' to succeed. Hence you must strive to get that 'Umph' in your life; by pushing yourself slightly harder, and by putting that extra little kick in every struggle of life. With that little 'Umph' on your side, you'll surely break a leg! So, what are you waiting for?

  5. Bolden Day:

    Since they found that unidentified body, it doesn’t seem to me that they are pushing to continue to look for my son.

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