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Synonyms for shove
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shove(verb)

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

    "he gave the door a shove"

  2. jostle, shove(verb)

    come into rough contact with while moving

    "The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train"

    Synonyms:
    jostle, thrust, stuff, squeeze

  3. shove(verb)

    push roughly

    "the people pushed and shoved to get in line"

    Synonyms:
    jostle, thrust, stuff, squeeze

  4. thrust, stuff, shove, squeeze(verb)

    press or force

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

    Synonyms:
    extort, pressure, crush, scarf out, lug, rack, twinge, constrict, overindulge, binge, stuff, gouge, tweet, embrace, thrust, gormandize, gormandise, throw, glut, compress, engorge, gourmandize, pig out, ingurgitate, coerce, block, overeat, contract, hale, press, lunge, jostle, hurtle, squeeze, squash, twitch, bosom, pinch, wring, push up, mash, englut, wedge, hurl, hug, force, choke up, pierce, squelch, compact, farce, overgorge, satiate, gorge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shove(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    push, propel, thrust, poke

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How to use shove in a sentence?

  1. Irmgard Erasmus:

    The socially-oriented government is aware that 2016 is another election year and that voting citizens have received the back end of the stick in recent months, while having indicated that the business climate will be more accommodative under the Lungu administration, the government's stance suggests that, when push comes to shove, little to none has changed in Zambia.

  2. Kimberley Boggus:

    The party that tells women to sit down and shut up is not supposed to be the Democratic Party, … I may not be refined, but I’m real. The polished turds that they continue to shove down our throats as politicians are still turds.

  3. Kevin Appleby:

    When push comes to shove, the federal government has both the plenary power and the power of the 1980 Refugee Act to place refugees anywhere in the country.

  4. Alfredo Granado:

    We don't want to shove it down their throats, airbus said whatever employees want to do, it's their choice.

  5. Professor Irwin Corey:

    I think we should cut Florida off at the Georgia border and shove it up the Mississippi. That way, we'll save a lot of water that's leaking into the Gulf of Mexico and we'll be 500 miles further from Cuba

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