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Hyponyms for press

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Definitions for press

  • noun - the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure; "he gave the button a press"; "he used pressure to stop the bleeding"; "at the pressing of a button"
  • noun - a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead
  • verb - ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"
  • verb - force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"
  • verb - lift weights; "This guy can press 300 pounds"
  • verb - squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"
  • verb - place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure; "pressed flowers"
  • verb - press and smooth with a heated iron; "press your shirts"; "she stood there ironing"
  • verb - exert pressure or force to or upon; "He pressed down on the boards"; "press your thumb on this spot"
  • verb - make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby; "`Now push hard
  • verb - press from a plastic; "press a record"
  • verb - create by pressing; "Press little holes into the soft clay"
  • verb - crowd closely; "The crowds pressed along the street"
  • verb - exert oneself continuously
  • verb - to be oppressive or burdensome; "weigh heavily on the mind"
  • verb - be urgent; "This is a pressing problem"
  • noun - any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids
  • noun - a machine used for printing
  • noun - clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use
  • noun - a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
  • noun - the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
  • noun - a dense crowd of people
  • noun - the state of demanding notice or attention; "the insistence of their hunger"; "the press of business matters"
  • Pronounciation of press

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    Synonyms for press

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    Antonyms for press

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    Holonyms for press

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    Hypernyms for press

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    Meronyms for press

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    Sounds like press

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