shove (shoves, present participle shoving; past shoved, past participle shoved)
- (transitive) To push, especially roughly or with force.
- The ship was anon shoven in the sea.
- (intransitive) To move off or along by an act of pushing, as with an oar or pole used in a boat; sometimes with off.
- He grasped the oar, received his guests on board, and shoved from shore.
- (poker, by ellipsis) To make an all-in bet.
- (slang) To pass (counterfeit money).
- French: fourrer, pousser, bousculer
- German: schubsen, schieben, drängen
- Italian: spintonare
- Portuguese: empurrar
- Russian: пиха́ть
- Spanish: empujar
shove (plural shoves)
- A rough push.
- 1726 October 27, [Jonathan Swift], chapter 8, in Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. […] [Gulliver’s Travels], volume I, London: Printed for Benj[amin] Motte, […], OCLC 995220039 ↗, part I (A Voyage to Lilliput):
- I rested […] and then gave the boat another shove.
- (poker slang) An all-in bet.
- A forward movement of packed river-ice.