Definition of Thrust

  • (n. & v.) Thrist.
  • (imp. & p. p.) of Thrust
  • (v. t.) To push or drive with force; to drive, force, or impel; to shove; as, to thrust anything with the hand or foot, or with an instrument.
  • (v. t.) To stab; to pierce; -- usually with through.
  • (v. i.) To make a push; to attack with a pointed weapon; as, a fencer thrusts at his antagonist.
  • (v. i.) To enter by pushing; to squeeze in.
  • (v. i.) To push forward; to come with force; to press on; to intrude.
  • (n.) A violent push or driving, as with a pointed weapon moved in the direction of its length, or with the hand or foot, or with any instrument; a stab; -- a word much used as a term of fencing.
  • (n.) An attack; an assault.
  • (n.) The force or pressure of one part of a construction against other parts; especially (Arch.), a horizontal or diagonal outward pressure, as of an arch against its abutments, or of rafters against the wall which support them.
  • (n.) The breaking down of the roof of a gallery under its superincumbent weight.

Antonyms of Thrust

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Homophones of Thrust

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