push back

Definitions of push back
  1. verb
    cause to move back by force or influence
    synonyms: beat back, drive, force back, repel, repulse
    cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force
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    attract, draw, draw in, pull, pull in
    direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
    draw in, retract
    pull inward or towards a center
    curl, curl up, draw in
    shape one's body into a curl
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    type of:
    force, push
    move with force
  2. noun
    the act of forcing the enemy to withdraw
    synonyms: rollback
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    type of:
    offence, offense, offensive
    the action of attacking an enemy
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