What are the antonyms for PUSHING?

Synonyms for PUSHING

Usage Examples for PUSHING

  1. In making this adjustment it is a good plan, if there is any end play of the brasses on the crank pin, to set up the key or wedge until the rod can just be moved by hand on the pin, by first pulling the rod to one end of the pin, and then pushing it to the other. - "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II" by Joshua Rose
  2. Pushing away the table, George Fox rose to his feet, and stretched both his arms out wide. - "A Book of Quaker Saints" by Lucy Violet Hodgkin