From Proto-Germanic *þeuhaną, *þūhaną (“to press”), from Proto-Indo-European *tūk- (“to beat”). Cognate with Old High German dūhen (“to press, press down”), Middle Dutch duwen, douwen (“to push, press, force”).
- to press, impress, force
- to urge, drive
- to press or thrust with a weapon, pierce, stab
- to threaten
- to rebuke, check
- to subjugate, overpower, oppress; to crush
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