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    impress - Dictionary definition and meaning for word impress

    Definition
    (noun) the act of coercing someone into government service
    Synonyms : impressment
    Definition
    (verb) have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
    Synonyms : affect , move , strike
    Example Sentence
    • This child impressed me as unusually mature
    • This behavior struck me as odd
    Definition
    (verb) impress positively
    Example Sentence
    • The young chess player impressed her audience
    Definition
    (verb) produce or try to produce a vivid impression of
    Synonyms : ingrain , instill
    Example Sentence
    • Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us
    Definition
    (verb) mark or stamp with or as if with pressure
    Synonyms : imprint
    Example Sentence
    • To make a batik, you impress a design with wax
    Definition
    (verb) reproduce by printing
    Synonyms : print
    Definition
    (verb) take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship
    Synonyms : shanghai
    Example Sentence
    • The men were shanghaied after being drugged
    Definition
    (verb) dye (fabric) before it is spun
    Synonyms : yarn-dye
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