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1. shove

verb. ['ˈʃʌv'] come into rough contact with while moving.

Synonyms

  • force
  • jostle
  • shoulder in
  • elbow

Antonyms

  • attraction
  • centrifugal force
  • adduct
  • push

Etymology

  • scufan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Shove

  • vanhove
  • thereof
  • o'glove
  • labove
  • labov
  • deneuve
  • belove
  • glove
  • above
  • love
  • gov
  • dove

Sentences with shove


1. Verb, base form
Curl it into a corkscrew shape and shove it into a paper towel roll.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Give the door a firm shove from the inside while pulling the door handle open.

Quotes about shove


1. When push comes to shove, it ain't the science that's going to lift you up - it's the belief, the spiritual side of life, that's going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are.
- Kirstie Alley

2. Do stuff. be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration's shove or society's kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It's all about paying attention. attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. stay eager.
- Susan Sontag

3. I'm gonna kill him,"Eve said, or at least that was what it sounded like filtered through the pillow.Stake him right in the heart, shove garlic up his ass, and-and-"And what?"(Michael)When did you get home?"Claire demanded.Apparently just in time to hear my funeral plans. I especially like the garlic up the ass. It's...different.
- Rachel Caine, Feast of Fools

2. shove-ha'penny

noun. a game in which coins or discs are slid by hand across a board toward a mark.

Synonyms

  • shovel board
  • board game

3. shove-hapenny

noun. a game in which coins or discs are slid by hand across a board toward a mark.

Synonyms

  • shovel board
  • board game

4. shove-halfpenny

noun. a game in which coins or discs are slid by hand across a board toward a mark.

Synonyms

  • shove-ha'penny
  • board game

5. shove

verb. ['ˈʃʌv'] push roughly.

Synonyms

  • force

Antonyms

  • centripetal force
  • repulsion

Etymology

  • scufan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. shove

noun. ['ˈʃʌv'] the act of shoving (giving a push to someone or something).

Synonyms

  • pushing
  • jostle
  • bundling
  • jostling

Antonyms

  • criticize
  • retreat
  • stay in place
  • civilian

Etymology

  • scufan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. shove

verb. ['ˈʃʌv'] press or force.

Synonyms

  • stuff
  • force
  • thrust
  • squeeze

Antonyms

  • repel
  • abduct
  • refrain
  • decompress

Etymology

  • scufan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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