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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
Samples
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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He who laughs last, laughs longest

Son gülen iyi güler.
If someone does something nasty to you, that person may feel satisfaction, but you will feel even more satisfaction if you get revenge on that person.


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