push down

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Related to push down: pull down
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.push down - cause to come or go down; "The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect"; "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet"
submarine - bring down with a blow to the legs
strike - deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead"

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vt sep
(= press down)nach unten drücken
(= knock over)umstoßen; fenceniederreißen
vi (= press down)hinunterdrücken, nach unten drücken; (in childbirth) → pressen
References in classic literature ?
If those who remain of the troop persist in coming to the assault, we will allow the besiegers to get as far as the ditch, and then we will push down upon their heads that strip of wall which keeps its perpendicular by a miracle.
When you push down the handle coming out of the left side with your left hand, the grinding rock raises to 9-1 /2 inches.
Place heel of one hand on centre of their chest and push down by 5cm/2 inches.
Just turn the head counterclockwise from its locked position to open it, and then push down to dose out the product.
Besides these factors pushing down the yen, an expected fall in manufacturing activity in Japan, translating into a fall in Japan's exports, could push down the country's trade surplus, dampening upward pressure on the yen, They said.
Then push down on the locking handle, and the ratchet mechanism automatically tensions the bar against the side walls.
M2 PHARMA-October 12, 2010-Currency effects to push down Sonova's revenue by 4% in FY 2010/11(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
HIGHprices and heavy snow helped push down petrol pump sales in the last part of 2009, figures showed today.
This will push down the total number of temporary workers at the company's domestic production facilities to about 1,000.
DIFFICULT to see anything but a resounding home win to push Down further into the relegation dogfight.
Apparently, these global factors helped push down long-term rates and fueled a U.