1.
to push out, to supplant, to displace
(The core idea is that you push someone or something away to take the place. Works for a wide range of contexts including displacing water or slowly pushing out species)
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2.
to suppress, to repress
(in psychology. You "push away" a memory or thought.)
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drängeln, dringend, aufdringlich - The Family of "der Drang"

A fun look at the meaning of "der Drang", the difference to "der Zwang" and the cool related words like "dringend" that we can find in the family.

Vocab:

der Drang, der Zwang, eindringen, aufdringlich, dringend, drängeln, abdrängen


Word Family

Root: *trenk-

The core idea of this root was:

pushing together, getting close

I couldn’t find any confirmed English family members.

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