Student Thesaurus

One entry found for propel.
Entry Word: propel
Function: verb
Text: 1 to apply force to (someone or something) so that it moves in front of one <playfully he propelled his rambunctious friend into the swimming pool to cool off> -- see PUSH 1
2 to cause to function <the use of steam to propel ships> -- see ACTIVATE
3 to set or keep in motion <a bicycle is propelled by pedals> -- see MOVE 2