push aside

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Verb1.push aside - push out of the way
push, force - move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
2.push aside - bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances"
cold-shoulder, slight - pay no attention to, disrespect; "She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance"
reject - refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper"
discredit - cause to be distrusted or disbelieved; "The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary"
shrug off - minimize the importance of, brush aside; "Jane shrugged off the news that her stock had fallen 3 points"
pass off - disregard; "She passed off the insult"
flout, scoff - treat with contemptuous disregard; "flout the rules"
turn a blind eye - refuse to acknowledge; "He turns a blind eye to the injustices in his office"
laugh away, laugh off - deal with a problem by laughing or pretending to be amused by it; "She laughs away all these problems"
disoblige - ignore someone's wishes

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vt sepzur Seite schiebenor beiseiteschieben; (quickly, violently) → zur Seite stoßenor beiseitestoßen; (fig) problems, suggestionseinfach abtun; rivalzur Seite drängen
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I am going to push aside a portion of the flooring; you will look through the opening, which answers to one of the false windows made in the dome of the king's apartment.
But now he may be no better than a Dissenter, and want to push aside my son on pretence of doctrine.
I chanced to push aside a branch, and by so doing suddenly disclosed to my view a scene which even now I can recall with all the vividness of the first impression.
be asked mechanically, as he saw the Hostess push aside a large sheet of paper.
And there was no other resource, but either to accept assistance from a hand that I would push aside (and so would you
There was a breathless moment, when the blood of the undaunted Esther flowed backward to her heart, as she saw her sons push aside the matted branches of the thicket and bury themselves in its labyrinth.
If an object is broad enough to push aside the amount of water equal to its weight, like a boat, it will float.