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’
2Britanico coloquial Go away.‘I was here first, go on, push off!’
go away, depart, leave, take oneself off, take off, get out, get out of my sightView synonyms
- ‘I've got to push off and get to work’
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