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press (n):
the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure
Samples
he gave the button a press.
he used pressure to stop the bleeding.
at the pressing of a button

Related Words: ingure
press (n):
a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead
press (n):
any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids
press (n):
a machine used for printing
press (n):
clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use
press (n):
a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
press (n):
the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
press (n):
a dense crowd of people
Related Words: jam
press (n):
the state of demanding notice or attention
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the insistence of their hunger.
the press of business matters

Related Words: imperativenessinsistenceinsistencyure
press (v):
ask for or request earnestly
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The prophet bid all people to become good persons
Related Words: adjurebid
press (v):
force or impel in an indicated direction
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I urged him to finish his studies
Related Words: exhorturge
press (v):
lift weights
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This guy can press 300 pounds
Related Words: weightlift
press (v):
squeeze or press together
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she compressed her lips.
the spasm contracted the muscle

Related Words: comconstrictcontract
press (v):
place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure
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pressed flowers
press (v):
press and smooth with a heated iron
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press your shirts.
she stood there ironing

Related Word: iron
press (v):
exert pressure or force to or upon
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He pressed down on the boards.
press your thumb on this spot
press (v):
make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby
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`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman
Related Words: push
press (v):
create by pressing
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Press little holes into the soft clay
press (v):
crowd closely
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The crowds pressed along the street
press (v):
press from a plastic
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press a record
press (v):
exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for
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The liberal party pushed for reforms.
She is crusading for women's rights.
The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate

Related Words: campaigncrusadefightpush
press (v):
to be oppressive or burdensome
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weigh heavily on the mind.
Something pressed on his mind
press (v):
be urgent
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This is a pressing problem
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Life becomes very monotonous without some break or change in the daily routine.


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