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thrust

thrust

thrust - Dictionary definition and meaning for word thrust

Definition
(noun) the force used in pushing
Synonyms : push
Example Sentence
  • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
  • the thrust of the jet engines

Definition
(noun) a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
Synonyms : knife thrust , stab
Example Sentence
  • one strong stab to the heart killed him

Definition
(noun) the act of applying force to propel something
Synonyms : drive , driving force
Example Sentence
  • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off

Definition
(noun) verbal criticism
Example Sentence
  • he enlivened his editorials with barbed thrusts at politicians

Definition
(noun) a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
Synonyms : jab , jabbing , poke , poking , thrusting
Example Sentence
  • he warned me with a jab with his finger
  • he made a thrusting motion with his fist

Definition
(verb) push forcefully
Example Sentence
  • He thrust his chin forward

Definition
(verb) press or force
Synonyms : shove , squeeze , stuff
Example Sentence
  • Stuff money into an envelope
  • She thrust the letter into his hand

Definition
(verb) make a thrusting forward movement
Synonyms : hurl , hurtle , lunge

Definition
(verb) impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably
Synonyms : force
Example Sentence
  • She forced her diet fads on him

Definition
(verb) penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
Synonyms : pierce

Definition
(verb) force (molten rock) into pre-existing rock
Definition
(verb) push upward
Synonyms : push up
Example Sentence
  • The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air

Definition
(verb) place or put with great energy
Synonyms : throw
Example Sentence
  • She threw the blanket around the child
  • thrust the money in the hands of the beggar

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for thrust

Thrust.. sounds like thrush.. When you rush, you push everyone and run..
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by lavanya324

thrust sounds like trust when ever we said to our frnds turst me yaar plz we r actually forcing or pushing him/her to believe us
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by khatter

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