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Synonyms for impress

Synonyms for (noun) impress

Synonyms: impress, impressment Definition: the act of coercing someone into government service

Similar words: seizure Definition: the taking possession of something by legal process

Synonyms for (verb) impress

Synonyms: impress, yarn-dye Definition: dye (fabric) before it is spun

Similar words: dye Definition: color with dye Usage: Please dye these shoes

Synonyms: impress, ingrain, instill Definition: produce or try to produce a vivid impression of Usage: Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us

Similar words: affect, strike, move, impress Definition: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon Usage: This child impressed me as unusually mature; This behavior struck me as odd

Synonyms: impress, shanghai Definition: take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship Usage: The men were shanghaied after being drugged

Similar words: abduct, snatch, nobble, kidnap Definition: take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom Usage: The industrialist's son was kidnapped

Synonyms: impress, imprint Definition: mark or stamp with or as if with pressure Usage: To make a batik, you impress a design with wax

Similar words: change surface Definition: undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface

Synonyms: print, impress Definition: reproduce by printing

Similar words: write Definition: mark or trace on a surface Usage: The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper; Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet

Synonyms: impress Definition: impress positively Usage: The young chess player impressed her audience

Similar words: affect, strike, move, impress Definition: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon Usage: This child impressed me as unusually mature; This behavior struck me as odd