Shove meaning

shŭv
Shove is defined as to quickly or roughly push.

An example of shove is using your hands to push someone out of your way.

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To move forward roughly, often by shoving someone.

Shoved past the security guard into his seat.

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The act of shoving; a push.
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To push or thrust, as along a surface.
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To push roughly or hastily.
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The act or an instance of shoving; a push or thrust.
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To push, especially roughly or with force.
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To move off or along by an act of pushing, as with an oar or pole used in a boat; sometimes with off.
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(poker, by ellipsis) To make an all-in bet.
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(slang) To pass (counterfeit money).
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A rough push.
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(poker slang) An all-in bet.
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To push quickly, forcefully, or roughly.

Shoved the chair against the wall.

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To put (something) roughly in a place.

Shoved the keys into his pocket.

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To push someone or something with force.
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shove off
  • to push a boat away from shore, a dock, etc.
  • to start off; leave
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of shove

  • Middle English shoven from Old English scūfan

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English shoven, schouven, from Old English scÅ«fan, from Proto-Germanic *skeubanÄ… (compare West Frisian skowe, Low German schuven, Dutch schuiven, German schieben, Danish skubbe), from Proto-Indo-European *skeubÊ°- (compare Lithuanian skùbti "˜to hurry', Polish skubać "˜to pluck', Albanian humb "˜to lose').

    From Wiktionary