Antonyms for thrust:
Synonyms for thrust:
subtext, action, signification.
understanding, pump, substance.
use, sense, spirit.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
bloodshed, violence, aggression, fury, sortie, bombardment, raid, siege, assault, foray, frenzy, riot, warfare, onslaught, outbreak, strike, furor, spasm, combat, offense, charge, attack, fight, barrage, invasion, battle, war, tirade, storm.
forward movement (noun)
interpretation, significance, drift, point, topic, gist, relevance, crux, upshot, meaning, denotation, definition, indication, connotation, tenor, subject, purpose, explanation, intent, description, pith, implication, message.
point of communication (noun)
gist, substance, pith, sense, purport, upshot, meaning.
Shoving, propulsion, pushing, impulsion, Throwing, compulsion.
sticking out (noun)
scorched, Stormed, assaulted, Fought, Scarified, slashed, Lunged, Rioted, battered, Assailed, Attacked, Raided, savaged, Invaded, Lashed, Combated, Bombarded, Scathed, struck, Hammered, stricken, charged, violated, harried, Flayed, raped, barraged, Pounded, Trounced.
magnetized, motivated, triggered, fermented, Enticed, forced, inspired, stimulated, Bumped, nudged, Poked, Fomented, moved, Punched, Jerked, provoked, Jostled, Hurtled, Jogged, Hastened, Urged, induced, Instigated, Knocked, Energized, jolted.
chuck, precipitate, launch, drive, bunt, project, impel, shove, throw, bowl, lob, ram, cant, fire, heave, shunt, propel, cast, toss, compel, butt, pelt, hurl, catapult, pitch, sling, prod, push, goad, fling, flick.
impelled, Slung, Rammed, driven, Precipitated, Lobbed, Pushed, Flung, projected, Flicked, Threw, thrown, Tossed, heaved, Hurled, Launched, chucked, goaded, Pelted, Propelled, Butted, fired, Prodded, compelled, drove, Bowled, canted, bunted, Shunted, pitched, catapulted, Shoved.
Usage examples for thrust:
- Of course we'll turn out for practice, if you wish, but-" At this moment, Lieutenant Bender, the " duty- crazy" one, thrust the door open. - "Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis", H. Irving Hancock.
- " Some people are born lucky, and others have luck thrust upon them," said Tavia pleasantly. - "Dorothy Dale", Margaret Penrose.
- He thrust her back, but she smiled gently. - "The Goose Man", Jacob Wassermann.