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to clear, level, or reshape the contours of (land) by or as if by using a bulldozer:
to bulldoze a building site.
to clear away by or as if by using a bulldozer:
to bulldoze trees from a site.
to coerce or intimidate, as with threats.
to use a bulldozer:
To clear this rubble away we may have to bulldoze.
to advance or force one’s way in the manner of a bulldozer.
Contemporary Examples

Afghanistan’s Karzai and Taliban to U.S.: Go Away and Shut Up Sami Yousafzai, Ron Moreau March 14, 2012

Historical Examples

Dominie Dean Ellis Parker Butler
The Outdoor Chums in the Big Woods Quincy Allen
Dorothy’s Travels Evelyn Raymond
The Putnam Hall Rivals Arthur M. Winfield
Hands Up; or Thirty-Five Years of Detective Life in the Mountains and on the Plains D. J. Cook
The Little Brown Jug at Kildare Meredith Nicholson
Rimrock Trail J. Allan Dunn
The Young Bridge-Tender Arthur M. Winfield
Desert Conquest A. M. Chisholm

verb (transitive)
to move, demolish, flatten, etc, with a bulldozer
(informal) to force; push: he bulldozed his way through the crowd
(informal) to intimidate or coerce


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