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English noun: push back

1. push back (act) the act of forcing the enemy to withdraw


Synonymsrollback


Broader (hypernym)offence, offense, offensive


English verb: push back

1. push back (contact) cause to move back by force or influence


SamplesRepel the enemy.
Push back the urge to smoke.
Beat back the invaders.


Synonymsbeat back, drive, force back, repel, repulse


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)force, push


Verb groupdrive


Antonymsattract, pull in, draw in, pull, draw









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