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    compress - Dictionary definition and meaning for word compress

    Definition
    (noun) a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever) Definition
    (verb) make more compact by or as if by pressing
    Synonyms : compact , pack together
    Example Sentence
    • compress the data
    Definition
    (verb) squeeze or press together
    Synonyms : compact , constrict , contract , press , squeeze
    Example Sentence
    • she compressed her lips
    • the spasm contracted the muscle
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