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Synonyms for push back

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rollback, push back(verb)

    the act of forcing the enemy to withdraw


  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"

    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 use push back in a sentence?

  1. Michael Tesler:

    They may not care that much about race initially, and then they see Trump pushing on race so hard on race, and so they push back.

  2. Linda Birnbaum:

    When the consumer pushes back, it makes a difference, for example, Home Depot announced last year they were no longer going to sell stain-resistant carpeting because they were getting push back from buyers.

  3. Neelam Riaz:

    Usually in Pakistan girls are discouraged from sports, and often coaches push back, now my family is happy with me doing weightlifting.

  4. Lisa Murkowski:

    Portman is the fourth Republican to push back on the plan by McConnell( R-Ky.) . Previously, West Virginia Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Maine Sen. Susan Collins signaled they also oppose legislation that would repeal ObamaCare without offering a replacement. As I stated earlier this year, I can not vote to proceed to repeal the ACA [ Affordable Care Act ] without reform that allows people the choice they want, the affordability they need and the quality of care they deserve.

  5. Sean Monahan:

    We looked at this game as a must-win on home ice, we could knock them out and move onto the second round. We were still excited on the bench being down 3-nothing. We did whatever we could to push back and we found a way.

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