Synonyms of shove in English:


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1‘she shoved him back into the chair’

push, thrust, propel, impel
send, press, drive, plunge, stick, force, shoot, ram, barge, bump, knock, strike, hit, jolt, butt, prod, poke, nudge, elbow, shoulder
bulldoze, sweep, jostle, bundle, hustle, hurry, rush, manhandle

2‘she shoved past him and ran off’

push, push one's way, force one's way, barge, barge one's way, elbow, elbow one's way, shoulder one's way, muscle, bludgeon one's way, plunge, crash, bulldoze, sweep, bundle, hustle, hurry, rush


1‘she gave him a hefty shove’

push, thrust, barge, ram, bump, bang, jolt, butt, knock, prod, poke, nudge, elbow, shoulder, jostle


    shove off

    ‘shove off—I don't want you here’


    go away, depart, leave, take off, get out, get out of my sight

    go, go your way, get going, take oneself off, get moving, move off, be off, set off, set out, start out, make a start, take one's leave, decamp, duck out, take wing, walk out, walk off

    be off with you!, shoo!


    hit the road, fly, skedaddle, split, vamoose, scat, scram, make oneself scarce, be on one's way, run along, beat it, get, get lost, push off, buzz off, clear off, skip off, pop off, go jump in the lake, go and jump in the lake

    on your bike!, go and chase yourself!

    British informal

    get along, push along, get stuffed, sling your hook, hop it, hop the stick, hop the twig, bog off, naff off

    North American informal

    bug off, light out, haul off, haul ass, take a powder, hit the trail, take a hike

    Australian informal

    nick off

    Australian, New Zealand informal

    rack off

    South African informal

    voetsak, hamba

    vulgar slang

    bugger off, piss off, fuck off

    British vulgar slang

    sod off


    begone, avaunt