v. drive along by the direct and continuous application of strength; push along, aside, or away, in a careless manner
When we were ready to shove off, we were a quarter of a mile below the island.
Sentence in Classic:
This fellow had Drebber by the collar, and when they came to the head of the steps he gave him a shove and a kick which sent him half across the road.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Same with the doctors: used to shove me out of the hospital before I could hardly stand on my legs, and nothing to pay.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
Friend John, when I turn the handle, if the door does not open, do you put your shoulder down and shove; and you too, my friends.
Then his father gave him a hefty shove from behind which released him from where he was held and sent him flying, and heavily bleeding, deep into his room.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka Context
It was regrettable that he had given Franz a shove, and it could only be excused by the heat of the moment.
Some shove and strain with their shoulders at big grains, some marshal the ranks and chastise delay; all the path is aswarm with work.
Then the three went outside, and the man who was holding the woman gave her a shove and dashed out himself.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
The Indians warily retraced their steps toward the place they had left, when the scout, placing his pole against a rock, by a powerful shove, sent his frail bark directly into the turbulent stream.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context