Synonyms of shove in English:


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See Spanish definition of empujar


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!
    informal 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 piss off, fuck off
    British vulgar slang sod off, bugger off
    literary begone, avaunt