Synonyms of thrust in English:

thrust


See definition of thrust

verb

1‘she thrust her hands into her pockets’

SYNONYMS

shove, push, propel, impel

send, press, drive, plunge, stick, force, shoot, ram, barge, bump, knock, strike, hit, jolt, butt, prod, poke, nudge, elbow, shoulder

bulldoze, sweep, jostle, bundle, hustle, hurry, rush, manhandle

2‘he felt that fame had been thrust upon him’

SYNONYMS

impose, force, foist, push, unload, inflict, obtrude, press, urge

saddle someone with, land someone with, burden someone with, lumber someone with


noun

1‘he gave the gate a hard thrust’

SYNONYMS

shove, push, ram, prod, poke, stab, jab, lunge, drive, barge, bump, bang, jolt, butt, knock, nudge

2‘a sudden armoured thrust into the city’

SYNONYMS

advance, push, drive, charge, attack, assault, onslaught, onrush, offensive, sortie, foray, raid, sally, invasion, incursion, blitz, campaign

archaic onset

3‘he countered this verbal attack with some choice thrusts of his own’

SYNONYMS

barbed remark, verbal assault, verbal attack, barb, hostile remark, insult

criticism, censure, vitriol

4‘only one engine is producing thrust’

SYNONYMS

force, motive force, propulsive force, propulsion, drive, driving force, actuation, impetus, impulse, impulsion, momentum, push, pressure, power

5‘they failed to grasp the thrust of the speech’

SYNONYMS

gist, substance, drift, implication, intention, burden, meaning, significance, signification, sense, essence, thesis, import, purport, tenor, message, spirit