Thrust Meaning

There are 13 meaning(s) for word Thrust

Thrust Meaning 1 : the act of applying force to propel something

    Synonyms : drive,  driving force
Thrust Meaning 2 : push upward

    Example : The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air

    Synonyms : push up
Thrust Meaning 3 : penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument

    Synonyms : pierce
Thrust Meaning 4 : make a thrusting forward movement

    Synonyms : hurl,  hurtle,  lunge
Thrust Meaning 5 : impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably

    Synonyms : force
Thrust Meaning 6 : a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument

    Synonyms : knife thrust,  stab
Thrust Meaning 7 : place or put with great energy

    Example : thrust the money in the hands of the beggar

    Synonyms : throw
Thrust Meaning 8 : the force used in pushing

    Example : the thrust of the jet engines

    Synonyms : push
Thrust Meaning 9 : press or force

    Example : She thrust the letter into his hand

    Synonyms : shove,  squeeze,  stuff
Thrust Meaning 10 : a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

    Example : he made a thrusting motion with his fist

    Synonyms : jab,  jabbing,  poke,  poking,  thrusting
Thrust Meaning 11 : force (molten rock) into pre-existing rock

Thrust Meaning 12 : push forcefully

    Example : He thrust his chin forward

Thrust Meaning 13 : verbal criticism

    Example : he enlivened his editorials with barbed thrusts at politicians

How to Pronounce Thrust

  • θrəst