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1. button

noun. ['ˈbʌtən'] a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes.

Synonyms

  • fixing
  • fastening
  • holdfast
  • shirt button
  • fastener

Antonyms

  • attract
  • criticize
  • retreat
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • boton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Push Button

  • vanputten
  • unbutton
  • strutton
  • scrutton
  • tutton
  • sutton
  • rutten
  • ruttan
  • mutton
  • lutton
  • hutton
  • dutton

2. button

noun. ['ˈbʌtən'] an electrical switch operated by pressing.

Synonyms

  • bell push
  • push button
  • electric switch
  • reset button
  • horn button
  • doorbell
  • electrical switch
  • push-button radio
  • panic button
  • mouse button
  • switch
  • bell
  • buzzer

Antonyms

  • veer
  • back
  • straight line
  • detach

Etymology

  • boton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. push

verb. ['ˈpʊʃ'] move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner".

Synonyms

  • jostle
  • muscle into
  • drive
  • nose
  • force
  • topple
  • squeeze
  • flick
  • tumble
  • repulse
  • push away
  • move
  • obtrude
  • thrust
  • poke at
  • repel
  • jerk
  • shove
  • push back
  • press
  • thrust out
  • tip
  • nudge
  • push up
  • push out
  • jam
  • prod
  • force back
  • beat back
  • displace
  • push aside

Antonyms

  • attract
  • precede
  • advance
  • rush

Etymology

  • pushen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pousser (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. push

verb. ['ˈpʊʃ'] press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action.

Synonyms

  • bull
  • nudge
  • labour
  • drive
  • bear on
  • bull through
  • exhort
  • tug
  • urge
  • urge on
  • press

Antonyms

  • gain
  • stand still
  • better
  • please

Etymology

  • pushen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pousser (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. push

verb. ['ˈpʊʃ'] make publicity for; try to sell (a product).

Synonyms

  • agitate
  • propagandize
  • praise
  • advertize
  • crusade
  • propagandise
  • promote
  • bill
  • campaign
  • fight
  • plug
  • press

Antonyms

  • descend
  • linger
  • recede
  • ride

Etymology

  • pushen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pousser (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. push

noun. ['ˈpʊʃ'] the act of applying force in order to move something away.

Synonyms

  • depression
  • nudge
  • actuation
  • boost
  • propulsion
  • jog
  • pressing
  • shove
  • pressure
  • press

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • empty

Etymology

  • pushen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pousser (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

7. push

verb. ['ˈpʊʃ'] strive and make an effort to reach a goal.

Synonyms

  • struggle
  • strive
  • labour
  • reach
  • drive
  • bear on
  • tug
  • strain
  • fight

Antonyms

  • buy
  • delay
  • cool
  • straighten

Etymology

  • pushen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pousser (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

8. push

verb. ['ˈpʊʃ'] press against forcefully without moving.

Synonyms

  • press

Antonyms

  • enter
  • hop out

Etymology

  • pushen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pousser (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

9. push

verb. ['ˈpʊʃ'] approach a certain age or speed.

Synonyms

  • crowd
  • go up
  • draw close
  • near
  • come near
  • draw near
  • come on

Antonyms

  • behave
  • discontinue
  • closing
  • opening

Etymology

  • pushen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pousser (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

10. push

noun. ['ˈpʊʃ'] the force used in pushing.

Synonyms

  • thrust

Antonyms

  • undercharge
  • decompression

Etymology

  • pushen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pousser (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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