Meaning – The term pushbutton, refers to a button, labeled with text, graphics, or both, that represents an action that will be initiated when a user selects it.
With reference to software, a button, or push-button, is a graphical representation of a button that performs an action in a program when pressed. For example, when closing a file without saving it, a dialog box may appear and ask if you want to save the file, discard your changes, or cancel. Each of these options is push-button that performs the task.
Traditionally, a push-button is clicked using the mouse button. However, the push button can also be pressed using the keyboard.
Example of usage – “When searching online, the search query is entered into the text box, and you click a “Search” push button to perform a search for the entered text. Below is an example of a search box with a Search push button.”