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thrust

 
Noun thrust has 5 senses
  1. push, thrust - the force used in pushing; "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"; "the thrust of the jet engines"
    --1 is a kind of force
    Derived forms: verb thrust7, verb thrust6, verb thrust2
  2. stab, thrust, knife thrust - a thrusting blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; "one strong stab to the heart killed him"
    --2 is a kind of blow
    Derived forms: verb thrust5, verb thrust3
  3. drive, thrust, driving force - the act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"
    --3 is a kind of propulsion, actuation
    --3 has particulars: firewall; impulse, impulsion, impetus
    Derived form: verb thrust3
  4. thrust - verbal criticism; "he enlivened his editorials with barbed thrusts at politicians"
    --4 is a kind of
    criticism, unfavorable judgment
  5. jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrusting - a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
    --5 is a kind of gesture
    Derived form: verb thrust8
Verb thrust has 8 senses
  1. thrust - push forcefully; "He thrust his chin forward"
    --1 is one way to
    push, force
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. thrust, stuff, shove, squeeze - press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"
    --2 is one way to push, force
    Derived form: noun thrust1
    Sample sentence:
    They thrust the books into the box
  3. lunge, hurl, hurtle, thrust - make a thrusting forward movement
    --3 is one way to move
    Derived forms: noun thrust3, noun thrust2, noun thruster1, noun thrusting1
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. force, thrust - impose or thrust urgently, importunately, or inexorably; "She forced her diet fads on him"
    --4 is one way to compel, oblige, obligate
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something on somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
    Somebody ----s somebody into V-ing something
  5. pierce, thrust - penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
    --5 is one way to penetrate, perforate
    Derived form: noun thrust2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  6. thrust - geology: thrust (molten rock) into pre-existing rock
    Derived form: noun thrust1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  7. thrust, push up - push upward; "The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air"
    --7 is one way to stick out, protrude, jut out, jut, project
    Derived form: noun thrust1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  8. throw, thrust - place or put with great energy; "She threw the blanket around the child"; "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"
    --8 is one way to put, set, place, pose, position, lay
    Derived form: noun thrust5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
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