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〔 θrʌst 〕


〔 θrʌst 〕

Overview of noun thrust

The noun thrust has 5 senses

  • push, thrust -- (the force used in pushing; "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"; "the thrust of the jet engines")

  • stab, thrust, knife thrust -- (a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; "one strong stab to the heart killed him")

  • drive, thrust, driving force -- (the act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off")

  • thrust -- (verbal criticism; "he enlivened his editorials with barbed thrusts at politicians")

  • jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrusting -- (a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist")

Overview of verb thrust

The verb thrust has 8 senses

  • thrust -- (push forcefully; "He thrust his chin forward")

  • thrust, stuff, shove, squeeze -- (press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand")

  • lunge, hurl, hurtle, thrust -- (make a thrusting forward movement)

  • force, thrust -- (impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably; "She forced her diet fads on him")

  • pierce, thrust -- (penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument)

  • thrust -- (force (molten rock) into pre-existing rock)

  • thrust, push up -- (push upward; "The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air")

  • throw, thrust -- (place or put with great energy; "She threw the blanket around the child"; "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar")