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Synonyms for push back

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  1. rollback, push back(verb)

    the act of forcing the enemy to withdraw

    Synonyms:
    rollback

  2. repel, drive, repulse, force back, push back, beat back(verb)

    cause to move back by force or influence

    "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"

    Synonyms:
    tug, push, gross out, aim, force, rebuff, repel, drive, labour, revolt, take, repulse, motor, fight off, disgust, get, drive back, ride, labor, ram, beat back, snub, force back

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How to say push back in sign language?

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How to use push back in a sentence?

  1. Masood Chardara:

    We have waited for a long time for the government to push back the insurgents, but it didn't happen, the government came forward and asked us to help them to root them (the Taliban) out. We had some old weapons, and the government gave us some new ones.

  2. White House:

    I've not had any push back from anybody in the Senate on that, and I don't think I will.

  3. President Obama:

    We are summoned to push back against those who would distort our religion for their nihilistic ends.

  4. Jim Jordan:

    I think there are a number of us who are going to push back on that real, real hard.

  5. Justin Amash:

    From the time the President was elected, I was urging them to remain independent and to be willing to push back against the President where they thought he was wrong, they've decided to stick with the President time and again, even where they disagree with him privately.

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