HyperDic: thrust

English > 13 senses of the word thrust:
VERBmotionthrustpush forcefully
motionthrust, stuff, shove, squeezepress or force
motionthrust, lunge, hurl, hurtlemake a thrusting forward movement
communicationthrust, forceimpose urgently, importunately, or inexorably
contactthrust, piercepenetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
stativethrustforce (molten rock) into pre-existing rock
stativethrust, push uppush upward
contactthrust, throwplace or put with great energy
NOUNphenomenonthrust, pushthe force used in pushing
actthrust, stab, knife thrusta strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
actthrust, drive, driving forcethe act of applying force to propel something
communicationthrustverbal criticism
actthrust, jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrustinga sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
thrust > pronunciation
Soundsthrah'st
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > thrust: 13 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningThe force used in pushing.
Example "the thrust of the jet engines"
Synonympush
Broaderforce(physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
Spanishempuje
Catalanempenta
Verbsthrustpress or force
thrustpush upward
thrustforce (molten rock) into pre-existing rock
English > thrust: 13 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument.
Synonymsstab, knife thrust
Narrowerlunge, straight thrust, passado(fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
remise(fencing) a second thrust made on the same lunge (as when your opponent fails to riposte)
BroaderblowA powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
Spanishcuchillada, cuchillazo, navajazo, puñalada, tajo
Catalanganivetada, intent, punyalada
Verbsthrustpenetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
thrustmake a thrusting forward movement
English > thrust: 13 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of applying force to propel something.
Synonymsdrive, driving force
Narrowerfirewall(colloquial) the application of maximum thrust
impulse, impulsion, impetusThe act of applying force suddenly
Broaderpropulsion, actuationThe act of propelling
Spanishempuje, fuerza, impulso
Catalanimpuls
Verbsthrustmake a thrusting forward movement
English > thrust: 13 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaningverbal criticism.
Example"he enlivened his editorials with barbed thrusts at politicians"
Broadercriticism, unfavorable judgmentdisapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
Spanishinvectiva
English > thrust: 13 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow).
Example "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
Synonymsjab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrusting
Broadergesturemotion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling
Spanishcodazo, empuje, empujón, golpe, hurgonada
Catalancolzada, empenta
Verbsthrustplace or put with great energy
English > thrust: 13 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningPush forcefully.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"He thrust his chin forward"
NarrowerboostPush or shove upward, as if from below or behind
digThrust down or into
force, drive, ramForce into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
jab, prod, stab, poke, digpoke or thrust abruptly
punchDrive forcibly as if by a punch
ram, ram down, poundstrike / strike or drive against with a heavy impact
shoulderPush with the shoulders
stab, jabstab or pierce
Broaderpush, forceMove with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
See alsothrust aheadpush one's way
Spanishimpeler, impulsar, lanzar, propulsar
Catalanenvestir, impel·lir, propel·lir, propulsar
English > thrust: 13 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningPress or force.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey thrust the books into the box
Example "She thrust the letter into his hand"
Synonymsstuff, shove, squeeze
Broaderpush, forceMove with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
Spanishembutir, llenar, meter
Catalanembotir, emplenar, encabir, entaforar, farcir, ficar, omplir
Nounsthrustthe force used in pushing
English > thrust: 13 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningmake a thrusting forward movement.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymslunge, hurl, hurtle
NarrowerdartMove with sudden speed
riposteMake a return thrust
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishembestir, empujar, impeler, propulsar
Catalanempentar, empènyer, envestir, impel·lir, propel·lir, propulsar
Nounsthrustthe act of applying force to propel something
thrusta strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
thrusterone who intrudes or pushes himself forward
thrustinga sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
English > thrust: 13 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningimpose urgently, importunately, or inexorably.
PatternSomebody ----s something on somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s somebody into V-ing something
Synonymforce
Narrowerstick, stingsaddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous
Broadercompel, oblige, obligateForce somebody to do something
Spanishforzar
Catalanforçar
English > thrust: 13 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningpenetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonympierce
Narrowercenter punchmake a small hole in something as a guide for a drill
gorewound by piercing with a sharp or penetrating object or instrument
horn, tuskstab or pierce with a horn or tusk
lancepierce with a lance, as in a knights' fight
pegpierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into
stickpierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed
stickpierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument
transfix, impale, empale, spikepierce with a sharp stake or point
Broaderpenetrate, perforatePass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
Spanishclavar, hincar
Catalanclavar
Nounsthrusta strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
English > thrust: 13 senses > verb 6, stative
MeaningForce (molten rock) into pre-existing rock.
PatternSomething ----s something
CategorygeologyA science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks / rocks
Similar tothrust, push upPush upward
Spanishpropulsar
Nounsthrustthe force used in pushing
English > thrust: 13 senses > verb 7, stative
MeaningPush upward.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air"
Synonympush up
Broaderstick out, protrude, jut out, jut, projectExtend out or project in space
Similar tothrustForce (molten rock) into pre-existing rock
Spanishempujar, impeler, propulsar
Catalanempentar, empènyer, envestir, impel·lir, propel·lir, propulsar
Nounsthrustthe force used in pushing
English > thrust: 13 senses > verb 8, contact
Meaningplace or put with great energy.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"
Synonymthrow
Narrowerpopput or thrust suddenly and forcefully
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Spanishtirar
Catalantirar
Nounsthrusta sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

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