Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To repel; to drive off or away.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To repel; to drive off or away.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To repel; drive off; keep away.

Etymologies

Latin propulsare. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Il semble que l'internet propulse simultanément les gens dans deux directions différentes.

    Entretiens / Interviews / Entrevistas

  • Now the better to represse _fumes_ and propulse vapours fro {m} the Brain, it shalbe excelle {n} t good after Supper to chaw w {i} t {h} the teeth (the mouth being shut) a few graynes of Coriander first stieped in veneiger wherin Maiora {m} hath bin decocted, & the {n} thinly crusted or couered ouer w {i} t {h} Sugar.

    Early English Meals and Manners

  • :) I admit that it would be a hell of a freaky place on earth if everybody would be hairless, but i think of the economy that would come from it, could propulse our existance trought outerpsace in less than a decade.

    Rob Cottingham

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