Synonyms for Push:

n.

battle, pitched battle, incursion, assault, combat, war, skirmish, mission. bear, black out, active duty, aggressor, over, active service, belligerent, battle cry, Beleaguered, bombed-out, air cover. necessity, mare, headache, burden, chore, convex, the elephant in the room, a tall order, the impossible, task. antagonize, enter, muscle, anger, frustrate, drive someone mad, bother, annoy, infuriate, madden, irritate. aspiration, ambition, perseverance, determination, will, dynamism, resolve. convince, dissuade, prevail on, ballyhoo, knowledge, talk up, cry, build up, persuade, popularize, plug. come, attain, overtake, deal, reach, fulfill, peddle. depart, quit, take leave, stand, exit, go, pull out, get off, blow, effort, cut out, approach, get away, chase, withdraw, shove off, trial run, leave, try, hit the road, attempt, take off, retire, go away, split. auction, stock, sell, carry, retail. occupy, keep someone busy, overwork, besiege, overload, work, swamp, stretch. depress, crush, rub, scrunch, nip, flatten. hawk, drum up, tout, woo, solicit, scalp. cut, cross, traverse, fight your way, cut through, cut across. shoulder, strain, thrust aside, jar. encouragement, stimulus, stimulant, nourishment, persuasion. prodding. act (noun)
pushing.
attack (noun)
incursion, rush.
impulse (noun)
bump, jog, poke, jolt, jerk, punch, nudge, momentum, strike, shot, motivation, knock, impulse.
mental determination (noun)
ambition, punch, go, dynamism, get-up-and-go.
physical force (noun)
drive, poke, weight, driving, Forcing, exertion, energy, straining, mass, effort, lean, assault, nudge, blow, shove, bearing, thrust, butt, prod, jolt, propulsion, Shoving.
publicity (noun)
plug.
push (noun)
button, energy, drive, thrust, tug, labour, bear on, labor, advertise, advertize, crowd, promote, crusade, agitate, pushing, campaign, press, get-up-and-go, force, push button.
shove (noun)
exertion, Shoving, weight, propulsion, kinetic energy, bearing, reserve, potential, driving, straining, exerting of pressure, lean, blow, mass, Forcing, inducement.

v.

advertise, promote (verb)
plug.
communication (verb)
bear on.
compel (verb)
coerce, mandate, spark, daunt, stimulate, foment, dragoon, press, incite, dictate, hijack, browbeat, intimidate, bully, oblige, bulldoze, pressure, cause, motivate, galvanize, nag, stress.
contact (verb)
press.
hasten (verb)
flurry, urge, hurry, accelerate, quicken, expedite, bustle, speed, hustle, spur, rush, hasten.
incite, urge (verb)
goad, spur, speed, persuade, coerce, motivate, oblige, inspire, browbeat, dragoon, hurry, encourage, expedite, press.
motion (verb)
force.
motivate (verb)
ferment, shoot, prompt, jostle, hurtle, encourage, magnetize, instigate, entice, move, trigger, induce, energize, inspire, provoke, force.
propel (verb)
chuck, shunt, catapult, hurl, heave, cast, shove, fire, pitch, butt, pelt, goad, bunt, ram, flick, precipitate, compel, project, lob, fling, sling, prod, launch, drive, throw, cant, toss, thrust, bowl, propel, impel.
thrust, press with force (verb)
bump, accelerate, pressure, launch, muscle, bulldoze, force, ram, propel, hustle, crowd, impel, strain, shoulder, depress, move, jostle.

Other synonyms:

ballyhoo, attempt, hawk, thrust aside, drum up, overtake, ambition, effort, trial run. attain, inducement, traverse, nourishment, cut across, try, stimulus, solicit, work, woo, stimulant, popularize, auction. fulfill, swamp, overwork, besiege, persuasion, cut through, chase, retail, peddle, sell, reach, muscle. enter, overload, tout, encouragement. occupy, scalp, strain, come. deal, stretch. assault, jar. go, stand, cry. approach, stock. cross, crush, carry. bear. cut. hasten
hasten.
move
get away, go away.
poke at
prod.
sell
sell.
Other relevant words:
crush, crowd, go, rub, energy, plug, besiege, get-up-and-go, promote.

Usage examples for push

  1. I want someone with push and energy to see the thing right through and get the vans off. – My War Experiences in Two Continents by Sarah Macnaughtan
  2. I had to push them off with my whip. – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  3. Five hours later, or in the evening push car number two up against the first car; then run in car number three, stopping it about five feet from car number two. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner