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v. shoved, shov·ing, shoves
1. To push quickly, forcefully, or roughly: shoved the chair against the wall. See Synonyms at push.
2. To put (something) roughly in a place: shoved the keys into his pocket.
1. To push someone or something with force.
2. To move forward roughly, often by shoving someone: shoved past the security guard into his seat.
The act of shoving; a push.
1. To push (a boat) away from shore in leaving.
2. Informal To leave.
[Middle English shoven, from Old English scūfan.]
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vb (intr, adverb; often imperative)
1. (Nautical Terms) to move from the shore in a boat
2. informal to go away; depart
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|Verb||1.||shove off - leave; informal or rude; "shove off!"; "The children shoved along"; "Blow now!"|
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1. To force to move or advance with or as if with blows or pressure:
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