thrust (Noun) — The force used in pushing. ex. "the thrust of the jet engines"
thrust (Noun) — A strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument. ex. "one strong thrust to the heart killed him"
thrust (Noun) — The act of applying force to propel something. ex. "after reaching the desired velocity the thrust is cut off"
thrust (Noun) — Verbal criticism. ex. "he enlivened his editorials with barbed thrusts at politicians"
thrust (Noun) — A sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow).
thrust (Verb) — Push forcefully. ex. "He thrust his chin forward"
thrust (Verb) — Press or force. ex. "She thrust the letter into his hand"
thrust (Verb) — Make a thrusting forward movement.
thrust (Verb) — Impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably. ex. "She thrust her diet fads on him"
thrust (Verb) — Penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument.
thrust (Verb) — (geology) force (molten rock) into pre-existing rock.
thrust (Verb) — Stick out in an upwards direction. ex. "The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air"
thrust (Verb) — Place or put with great energy. ex. "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"