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Definitions of shove word
- verb with object shove to move along by force from behind; push. 1
- verb with object shove to push roughly or rudely; jostle. 1
- verb with object shove Slang: Often Vulgar. to go to hell with: Voters are telling Congress to shove its new tax plan. 1
- verb without object shove to push. 1
- noun shove boon3 . 1
- idioms shove shove it, Slang: Often Vulgar. (used to express contempt or belligerence): I told them to take the job and shove it. Also, stick it. 1
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Origin of shove
First appearance:before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; (v.) Middle English schouven, Old English scūfan; cognate with Dutch schuiven, obsolete German schauben, Old Norse skūfa; akin to Gothic -skiuban; (noun) Middle English scou, derivative of the v.
Parts of speech for Shove
A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.
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Synonyms for shove
- act upon — anything done, being done, or to be done; deed; performance: a heroic act.
- bandied — to pass from one to another or back and forth; give and take; trade; exchange: to bandy blows; to bandy words.
- bandying — to pass from one to another or back and forth; give and take; trade; exchange: to bandy blows; to bandy words.
- bang into — a loud, sudden, explosive noise, as the discharge of a gun.
- barge in — If you barge in or barge in on someone, you rudely interrupt what they are doing or saying.
- geese — a plural of goose.
- goose — any of numerous wild or domesticated, web-footed swimming birds of the family Anatidae, especially of the genera Anser and Branta, most of which are larger and have a longer neck and legs than the ducks.
- impulse — the influence of a particular feeling, mental state, etc.: to act under a generous impulse; to strike out at someone from an angry impulse.
- impulsion — the act of impelling, driving onward, or pushing.
- dig — to break up, turn over, or remove earth, sand, etc., as with a shovel, spade, bulldozer, or claw; make an excavation.
Antonyms for shove
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