What does shove mean?

Definitions for shove
ʃʌvshove

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shoveverb

    the act of shoving (giving a push to someone or something)

    "he gave the door a shove"

  2. jostle, shoveverb

    come into rough contact with while moving

    "The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train"

  3. shoveverb

    push roughly

    "the people pushed and shoved to get in line"

  4. thrust, stuff, shove, squeezeverb

    press or force

    "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"

Wiktionary

  1. shovenoun

    A rough push.

    Etymology: scufan, from skeubanan. Cognate with Dutch schuiven, German schieben.

  2. shovenoun

    An all-in bet.

    Etymology: scufan, from skeubanan. Cognate with Dutch schuiven, German schieben.

  3. shoveverb

    To push, especially roughly or with force

    Etymology: scufan, from skeubanan. Cognate with Dutch schuiven, German schieben.

  4. shoveverb

    To make an all-in bet.

    Etymology: scufan, from skeubanan. Cognate with Dutch schuiven, German schieben.

  5. shoveverb

    To pass (counterfeit money).

    Etymology: scufan, from skeubanan. Cognate with Dutch schuiven, German schieben.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shoveverb

    to drive along by the direct and continuous application of strength; to push; especially, to push (a body) so as to make it move along the surface of another body; as, to shove a boat on the water; to shove a table across the floor

    Etymology: [OE. shoven, AS. scofian, fr. scfan; akin to OFries. skva, D. schuiven, G. schieben, OHG. scioban, Icel. skfa, skfa, Sw. skuffa, Dan. skuffe, Goth. afskiuban to put away, cast away; cf. Skr. kshubh to become agitated, to quake, Lith. skubrus quick, skubinti to hasten. 160. Cf. Sheaf a bundle of stalks, Scoop, Scuffle.]

  2. Shoveverb

    to push along, aside, or away, in a careless or rude manner; to jostle

    Etymology: [OE. shoven, AS. scofian, fr. scfan; akin to OFries. skva, D. schuiven, G. schieben, OHG. scioban, Icel. skfa, skfa, Sw. skuffa, Dan. skuffe, Goth. afskiuban to put away, cast away; cf. Skr. kshubh to become agitated, to quake, Lith. skubrus quick, skubinti to hasten. 160. Cf. Sheaf a bundle of stalks, Scoop, Scuffle.]

  3. Shoveverb

    to push or drive forward; to move onward by pushing or jostling

    Etymology: [OE. shoven, AS. scofian, fr. scfan; akin to OFries. skva, D. schuiven, G. schieben, OHG. scioban, Icel. skfa, skfa, Sw. skuffa, Dan. skuffe, Goth. afskiuban to put away, cast away; cf. Skr. kshubh to become agitated, to quake, Lith. skubrus quick, skubinti to hasten. 160. Cf. Sheaf a bundle of stalks, Scoop, Scuffle.]

  4. Shoveverb

    to move off or along by an act pushing, as with an oar a pole used by one in a boat; sometimes with off

    Etymology: [OE. shoven, AS. scofian, fr. scfan; akin to OFries. skva, D. schuiven, G. schieben, OHG. scioban, Icel. skfa, skfa, Sw. skuffa, Dan. skuffe, Goth. afskiuban to put away, cast away; cf. Skr. kshubh to become agitated, to quake, Lith. skubrus quick, skubinti to hasten. 160. Cf. Sheaf a bundle of stalks, Scoop, Scuffle.]

  5. Shovenoun

    the act of shoving; a forcible push

    Etymology: [OE. shoven, AS. scofian, fr. scfan; akin to OFries. skva, D. schuiven, G. schieben, OHG. scioban, Icel. skfa, skfa, Sw. skuffa, Dan. skuffe, Goth. afskiuban to put away, cast away; cf. Skr. kshubh to become agitated, to quake, Lith. skubrus quick, skubinti to hasten. 160. Cf. Sheaf a bundle of stalks, Scoop, Scuffle.]

  6. Shove

    p. p. of Shove

    Etymology: [OE. shoven, AS. scofian, fr. scfan; akin to OFries. skva, D. schuiven, G. schieben, OHG. scioban, Icel. skfa, skfa, Sw. skuffa, Dan. skuffe, Goth. afskiuban to put away, cast away; cf. Skr. kshubh to become agitated, to quake, Lith. skubrus quick, skubinti to hasten. 160. Cf. Sheaf a bundle of stalks, Scoop, Scuffle.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Shove

    shuv, v.t. to drive along by continuous pressure: to push before one.—v.i. to push forward: to push off.—n. act of shoving: a strong push, a forward movement of packed river-ice.—Shove off, to push off a boat with oar or boat-hook. [A.S. scofian; Dut. schuiven, Ger. schieben.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shove in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shove in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of shove in a Sentence

  1. Jeb Bush:

    When push comes to shove, people are going to realize Jeb has real solutions, of all the people running, he seems to be the one who can solve the problems. I think he'll be a great president.

  2. Dave Campbell:

    If they want to have their own laws, that's fine. Don't shove them on us down here.

  3. Bryan Ma:

    The direct impact would be in the United States, if push comes to shove, 25 % on a $ 1,000 phone is not a joking matter, regardless if Apple absorbs some of that or if it's largely passed onto the consumer.

  4. Matthew Eledge:

    I had a lot of people in college say they would( carry and deliver a child), but when push comes to shove, that's a huge commitment.

  5. Deshawn Yeldell:

    No Mo’ Friendz •I finally found peace no mo’ friends, Let tha respect end so much watered down love I had tah get rid of;— let tha memories fly like a mornin’ Dove, shush!— Wit’ a push an shove tha game so fake I had tah turn my back, Same nicca’z still talkin down but I’m just laughing at cha, ain’t no loyalty;— muh nicca’z get yo cash up! now dat everybody from tha block all grownup, some Homies went left others went right;— who can ya trust in this life? •it’s been nothin nice I had no choice but tah fight, despite I had tah thug it out all day an night, why dey still focused on competing I got my mind right tryna make my future bright all I got is faith in my eyesight, Got a couple of potnas I ain’t never had uh real friend;— Fock it let tha money win we all lost in a life of sin, Befo’ it’s over dey gon feel me worldwide, applied da pressure;— now dat they agitated motherfockas can’t stop my prophecy, they should’ve showed hospitality cause some of us come an go, this is information about tha good an bad happy an tha sad R.I.P to da homies who passed, Real life I write a whole rap on my Facebook page piece it together like I’m gettin’ paid, I can feel God tellin’ me don’t be afraid, People please don’t look at me funny because my words a man-made, I’m in tha Middle of a balance everybody that I know throwin shade; At Me! but this hard life;— I will never trade, I been dreamin uh ‘bout uh bag fa’ while this freestyle-hustle came wit’ my lifestyle, it’s been hostile but it’s worth da while, I grew up wit’ sum’ real-nicca’z an sum’ fake-nicca’z to;— don’t even ask me who, my new alias name bloomin’ like uh rose out of da blue, Now throw tha deuce! I erased dat nicca Slick an change my name tah MillYentei now I’m feelin brand new, Used to want a happy home, but Couple of years ago I got lost in da Hennessey an smokin’ weed an money was all dat I could see, i’mma changed man but it’s still hard tah give uh fock, when ya feelin like you got no Luck on top of dat my mind feelin’ stuck, it’s been rough but I keep my head up. •I finally found peace no mo’ friends, Let tha respect end so much watered down love I had tah get rid of;— let da memories fly like a mornin’ Dove, shush!— Wit’ a push an shove tha game so fake I had tah turn my back, Same Niggah’z still talkin down but I’m just laughing at cha, ain’t no loyalty;— muh nicca’z get yo cash up! now dat everybody from tha block all grownup, some Homies went left others went right;— who can ya trust in this life?.... From the “Book of Riffz” -MillYentei_DY

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