usage: exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for; "The liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"
10. press, press out, cast, mold, mould
usage: press from a plastic; "press a record"
11. press, push, push, force
usage: make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby; "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"
12. iron, iron out, press, press
usage: press and smooth with a heated iron; "press your shirts"; "she stood there ironing"
13. weight-lift, weightlift, press, exercise, work out
usage: lift weights; "This guy can press 300 pounds"