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6 definitions found
 for Shove
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shove \Shove\ (sh[u^]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shoved
     (sh[u^]vd); p. pr. & vb. n. Shoving.] [OE. shoven, AS.
     scofian, fr. sc[=u]fan; akin to OFries. sk[=u]va, D.
     schuiven, G. schieben, OHG. scioban, Icel. sk[=u]fa,
     sk[=y]fa, 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. [root]160.
     Cf. Sheaf a bundle of stalks, Scoop, Scuffle.]
     1. 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.
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     2. To push along, aside, or away, in a careless or rude
        manner; to jostle.
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              And shove away the worthy bidden guest. --Milton.
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              He used to shove and elbow his fellow servants.
                                                    --Arbuthnot.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shove \Shove\, v. i.
     1. To push or drive forward; to move onward by pushing or
        jostling.
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     2. To move off or along by an act pushing, as with an oar a
        pole used by one in a boat; sometimes with off.
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              He grasped the oar,
              eceived his guests on board, and shoved from shore.
                                                    --Garth.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shove \Shove\, n.
     The act of shoving; a forcible push.
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           I rested . . . and then gave the boat another shove.
                                                    --Swift.
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     Syn: See Thrust.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shove \Shove\, obs.
     p. p. of Shove. --Chaucer.
     [1913 Webster] Shoveboard

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  shove
      n 1: the act of shoving (giving a push to someone or something);
           "he gave the door a shove"
      v 1: come into rough contact with while moving; "The passengers
           jostled each other in the overcrowded train" [syn:
           jostle, shove]
      2: push roughly; "the people pushed and shoved to get in line"
      3: press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust
         the letter into his hand" [syn: thrust, stuff, shove,
         squeeze]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  82 Moby Thesaurus words for "shove":
     actuate, advance, assault, bear, bear upon, bearing, black-market,
     black-marketeer, boost, bootleg, bowl, buck, bull, bulldoze, bump,
     bump against, bunt, butt, butt against, cram, crowd, dig, drive,
     driving force, elbow, fence, force, forward, goad, head, hurtle,
     hustle, impel, impulsion, jab, jam, jog, joggle, jolt, jostle,
     mobilize, moonshine, motivate, motive power, move, nudge, pedal,
     peddle, pile drive, poke, pole, press, pressure, prod, propel,
     propelling, propelment, propulsion, pulsion, punch, push, pushing,
     ram, ram down, rattle, roll, row, run, run against, set in motion,
     shake, shoulder, shoving, shunt, stress, sweep, sweep along, tamp,
     thrust, treadle, troll, trundle
  
  

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