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Synonyms for (noun) press

Synonyms: press, pressing, pressure Definition: the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure Usage: he gave the button a press; he used pressure to stop the bleeding; at the pressing of a button

Similar words: push, pushing Definition: the act of applying force in order to move something away Usage: he gave the door a hard push; the pushing is good exercise

Synonyms: military press, press Definition: a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead

Similar words: weightlift, weightlifting Definition: bodybuilding by exercise that involves lifting weights

Synonyms: press, mechanical press Definition: any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids

Similar words: machine Definition: any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks

Synonyms: press, printing press Definition: a machine used for printing

Similar words: machine Definition: any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks

Synonyms: press Definition: clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use

Similar words: clamp, clinch Definition: a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together

Synonyms: closet, press, wardrobe Definition: a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes

Similar words: article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture Definition: furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy Usage: they had too much furniture for the small apartment; there was only one piece of furniture in the room

Synonyms: press, public press Definition: the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines

Similar words: print media Definition: a medium that disseminates printed matter

Synonyms: jam, press, crush Definition: a dense crowd of people

Similar words: crowd Definition: a large number of things or people considered together Usage: a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers

Synonyms: imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press, pressure Definition: the state of demanding notice or attention Usage: the insistence of their hunger; the press of business matters

Similar words: urgency Definition: the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity

Synonyms for (verb) press

Synonyms: press, conjure, entreat, beseech, bid, adjure Definition: ask for or request earnestly Usage: The prophet bid all people to become good persons

Similar words: plead Definition: appeal or request earnestly Usage: I pleaded with him to stop

Synonyms: press, exhort, urge, urge on Definition: force or impel in an indicated direction Usage: I urged him to finish his studies

Similar words: advise, rede, counsel Definition: give advice to Usage: The teacher counsels troubled students; The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud

Synonyms: press, weight-lift, weightlift Definition: lift weights Usage: This guy can press 300 pounds

Similar words: work out, exercise Definition: do physical exercise Usage: She works out in the gym every day

Synonyms: press, compact, compress, constrict, contract, squeeze Definition: squeeze or press together Usage: she compressed her lips; the spasm contracted the muscle

Similar words: tighten Definition: become tight or tighter Usage: The rope tightened

Synonyms: press Definition: place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure Usage: pressed flowers

Similar words: flatten, flatten out Definition: become flat or flatter Usage: The landscape flattened

Synonyms: press, iron, iron out Definition: press and smooth with a heated iron Usage: press your shirts; she stood there ironing

Similar words: press Definition: place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure Usage: pressed flowers

Synonyms: press Definition: exert pressure or force to or upon Usage: He pressed down on the boards; press your thumb on this spot

Similar words: touch Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband

Synonyms: press, push Definition: make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby Usage: `Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman

Similar words: push, force Definition: move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"

Synonyms: press, press out Definition: press from a plastic Usage: press a record

Similar words: cast, mould, mold Definition: form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold Usage: cast a bronze sculpture

Synonyms: press Definition: create by pressing Usage: Press little holes into the soft clay

Similar words: make, create Definition: make or cause to be or to become Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor

Synonyms: press Definition: crowd closely Usage: The crowds pressed along the street

Similar words: mass Definition: join together into a mass or collect or form a mass Usage: Crowds were massing outside the palace

Synonyms: crusade, press, push, fight, campaign, agitate Definition: 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 Usage: The liberal party pushed for reforms; She is crusading for women's rights; The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate

Similar words: push, promote, advertise, advertize Definition: make publicity for; try to sell (a product) Usage: The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model; The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops

Synonyms: weigh, press Definition: to be oppressive or burdensome Usage: weigh heavily on the mind, Something pressed on his mind

Similar words: count, matter, weigh Definition: have weight; have import, carry weight Usage: It does not matter much

Synonyms: press Definition: be urgent Usage: This is a pressing problem

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer