To push down

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To push down to overthrow by pushing or impulse.
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Usage

In literature:

They're all doin' it, from the Steel Trust down to the push-cart men.
"The House of Torchy" by Sewell Ford
She put down the harmless beverage which had just been handed to her, and pushed her chair back from the table.
"A Master Of Craft" by W. W. Jacobs
Terms were at last agreed to, the camels were led down and placed on board, and the boat pushed off.
"The Dash for Khartoum" by George Alfred Henty
Downs pushed resolutely forward beyond 81, endeavouring to get in touch with the Australians.
"The War Service of the 1/4 Royal Berkshire Regiment (T. F.)" by Charles Robert Mowbray Fraser Cruttwell
The night was peaceful, and we pushed on after a short rest, getting at dawn to a steep hill which led down into Paturages.
"The Doings of the Fifteenth Infantry Brigade" by Edward Lord Gleichen
Their vessels, from time to time, had been pushing farther and farther down the west coast of Africa.
"Discoverers and Explorers" by Edward R. Shaw
When he came to the big stone, he pushed it aside, and knelt down to see what was under it.
"Russian Fairy Tales" by W. R. S. Ralston
They came swarming down the stairs, falling over one another, pushing, shoving, fighting to get out.
"Frank Merriwell's Pursuit" by Burt L. Standish
Men down here may push God off the throne of their lives, and try to push Him out of the affairs of the earth.
"Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation" by S. D. Gordon
He had scarcely pushed off from the shore, when he saw several people rushing down to the beach.
"Villegagnon" by W.H.G. Kingston
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In poetry:

Friends turn from chatting their happy chats
To jotting down their happy songs;
They push off foreheads their yellow hats,
And roll up their yellow sleeves.
"Porcelain Pavilion" by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev
Everyone old has dreamed of all their lives—
Bonds and gestures pushed to one side
Like an outdated combine harvester,
And everyone young going down the long slide
"High Windows" by Philip Larkin
Oh, we started down from Roto when the sheds had all cut out.
We'd whips and whips of Rhino as we meant to push about,
So we humped our blues serenely and made for Sydney town,
With a three-spot cheque between us, as wanted knocking down.
"On the road to Gundagai" by Anonymous Oceania

In news:

We are down to the final push in this election cycle and it is the time to turnout the voters in support of our candidates.
Michigan lawmakers push to hold down student loan interest rate.
It is getting down to the last month of baseball for the playoff push.
When he was FBI director, Louis Freeh's hard-driving style brought down terrorists and pushed forward a perjury investigation that led straight to his boss - in the Oval Office.
Australia Tries to Push Currency Down.
"What you're doing is pushing the wax further down in your ear and impacting the wax to a point where its more difficult to remove," Phelps says.
The French government has started a major push to crack down on crime and illegal immigration.
The Federal Reserve is expected to take another step Wednesday to stimulate the lackluster recovery by agreeing to buy more Treasury bonds to push down long-term interest rates.
I didn't try to hurt him or push him down to the ground, but it happened.
Tonight, traffic will be pushed down to one lane both North and Southbound from 7 PM until 7 AM.
Entertainment industry groups say that the online giant isn't moving fast enough to push illegal filesharing sites down in its search results.
Javier cut the tabs down a bit and then pushed barbed trim clips on them to make sure they stay put.
Thiele Pushes to Bring Gas Prices Down.
Drunk Patient Grabbed Throat of EMT, Attempted to Push Him Down Stairs.
Supply chain disruptions in the wake of the disasters in Japan and Thailand helped push Toyota 's revenue down 5 percent year-over-year in the last quarter to about $59 billion.
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In science:

Numerically however it is not possible to push the lower integration bound down to zero, rather the integration will be stopped to some Minf > 0.
Cosmic shear statistics in cosmologies with non-Gaussian initial conditions
By pushing α down to M , and noticing that Lα(X ) ≃ Lπ∗ (α) (M ) (as well as with versions with supports), we see that we can in fact assume that X = M and that X is in fact a derived scheme.
Derived Azumaya algebras and generators for twisted derived categories
This measure is constructed by starting with Haar measure on the orthogonal group O(n), which is bi-invariant and has total mass 1, and then pushing Haar measure down to G(n, k) using the natural projection O(n) ։ G(n, k).
The probability that a subspace contains a positive vector
The higher number of free parameters in the void profiles, compared to ΛCDM, still pushes the p-value down relatively to ΛCDM.
Testing the Void against Cosmological data: fitting CMB, BAO, SN and H0
Using tools of local cohomology and perturbation techniques we relate X to a factorisation defined over R/tR, which can be pushed down to S .
Pushing forward matrix factorisations
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