1Use an oar, boathook, etc. to exert pressure so as to move a boat out from shore or away from another vessel.
- ‘we pushed off and rowed out into midstream’
2British informal Go away.
go away, depart, leave, take oneself off, take off, get out, get out of my sightView synonyms
- ‘I was here first, go on, push off!’
- ‘I've got to push off and get to work’
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