Synonyms for Pushing:


aggressive (adjective)
ambitious, study at aggressive, forward, pushy.
motivational (adjective)
propelling, slinging, launching, firing, motivational, Nudging, Inciting, prodding, prompting, jolting, goading, driving, impelling, moving, hastening.
propelling (adjective)
goading, pitching, Flinging, hurling, Shoving, propelling, driving, impelling, thrusting, compelling, heaving, Throwing.


propulsion (noun)
impulsion, propulsion, thrust, drive, compulsion.
pushing (noun)
ambitious, aggressive, pushy, push, enterprising, pushful.


compelling (verb)
hijacking, motivating, intimidating, nagging, causing, bullying, Coercing, stimulating, pressuring, Fomenting, daunting, Browbeating, mandating, Dictating, obliging, Inciting, galvanizing, sparking, Dragooning, pressing, Bulldozing, stressing.
hastening (verb)
hastening, speeding, Expediting, quickening, Flurrying, spurring, bustling, rushing, urging, accelerating, hurrying, Hustling.
motivating (verb)
energizing, hurtling, Bumping, prompting, Forcing, moving, jostling, provoking, Nudging, knocking, encouraging, enticing, fermenting, inducing, poking, Magnetizing, inspiring, triggering, shooting, jogging, striking, Instigating, Punching, jerking, jolting.
propelling (verb)
Flinging, driving, heaving, Butting, Flicking, projecting, hurling, Shoving, Lobbing, chucking, pitching, casting, prodding, impelling, bowling, slinging, thrusting, goading, catapulting, pelting, Throwing, launching, firing, compelling, Ramming, precipitating, Canting, propelling, bunting, Shunting, tossing.

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Other relevant words:
aggressive, forward, ambitious, push, pushy, enterprising, pushful.

Usage examples for pushing

  1. " Well, of all the-" he began, pushing his hat back. – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  2. They're pushing a big one through somewhere else. – Hopalong Cassidy by Clarence E. Mulford
  3. He swept over the District like a storm, " instant in season and out of season," laying his strong hand on every part of the work, and pushing it forward. – Thirty Years in the Itinerancy by Wesson Gage Miller