Textual thesaurus for "thrust"

(noun) drive, driving force

the act of applying force to propel something

after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off

(noun) poke, poking, jab, jabbing, 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

(noun) knife thrust, stab

a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument

one strong stab to the heart killed him

(noun) push

the force used in pushing

the push of the water on the walls of the tank; the thrust of the jet engines

(verb) force

impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably

She forced her diet fads on him

(verb) pierce

penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument

(verb) throw

place or put with great energy

She threw the blanket around the child; thrust the money in the hands of the beggar

(verb) lunge, hurl, hurtle

make a thrusting forward movement

(verb) shove, squeeze, stuff

press or force

Stuff money into an envelope; She thrust the letter into his hand

(verb) push up

push upward

The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air