Synonyms of shove
1 pushDictionary • He shoved her out of the way.
push • They pushed him into the car.
shoulder • He shouldered past her and opened the door.
thrust • They thrust him into the back of a jeep.
elbow • They elbowed me out of the way.
drive • I used the sledgehammer to drive the pegs in.
press • He pressed his back against the door.
crowd (informal) • It had been a tense, restless day with people crowding her all the time.
propel • The rocket is designed to propel the spacecraft.
jostle • We spent an hour jostling with the crowds as we did our shopping.
impel • I felt impelled to go on speaking.
PHRASAL VERB:▷ shove off
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bumpBump is also a noun.
• Small children often cry after a minor bump.
crowd (informal)If people crowd you, they stand very closely around you trying to see or speak to you, so that you feel uncomfortable.
• It had been a tense, restless day with people crowding her all the time.
driveIf you drive something such as a nail into something else, you push it in or hammer it in using a lot of effort.
• I used the sledgehammer to drive the pegs in.
Thesaurus for shove from the Collins English Thesaurus
to give a thrust or push to (a person or thing)
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