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    press - Dictionary definition and meaning for word press

    Definition
    (noun) the state of demanding notice or attention
    Example Sentence
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
    Definition
    (noun) the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    Synonyms : public press
    Definition
    (noun) a machine used for printing
    Synonyms : printing press
    Definition
    (noun) a dense crowd of people
    Synonyms : crush , jam
    Definition
    (noun) a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
    Synonyms : closet , wardrobe
    Definition
    (noun) clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use Definition
    (noun) any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids
    Synonyms : mechanical press
    Definition
    (noun) a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead
    Synonyms : military press
    Definition
    (noun) the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure
    Synonyms : pressing , pressure
    Example Sentence
    • he gave the button a press
    • he used pressure to stop the bleeding
    • at the pressing of a button
    Definition
    (verb) exert pressure or force to or upon
    Example Sentence
    • He pressed down on the boards
    • press your thumb on this spot
    Definition
    (verb) force or impel in an indicated direction
    Synonyms : exhort , urge , urge on
    Example Sentence
    • I urged him to finish his studies
    Definition
    (verb) to be oppressive or burdensome
    Synonyms : weigh
    Example Sentence
    • weigh heavily on the mind
    • Something pressed on his mind
    Definition
    (verb) place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure
    Example Sentence
    • pressed flowers
    Definition
    (verb) squeeze or press together
    Example Sentence
    • she compressed her lips
    • the spasm contracted the muscle
    Definition
    (verb) crowd closely
    Example Sentence
    • The crowds pressed along the street
    Definition
    (verb) create by pressing
    Example Sentence
    • Press little holes into the soft clay
    Definition
    (verb) be urgent
    Example Sentence
    • This is a pressing problem
    Definition
    (verb) 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
    Synonyms : agitate , campaign , crusade , fight , push
    Example Sentence
    • The liberal party pushed for reforms
    • She is crusading for women's rights
    • The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate
    Definition
    (verb) press from a plastic
    Synonyms : press out
    Example Sentence
    • press a record
    Definition
    (verb) make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby
    Synonyms : push
    Example Sentence
    • `Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman
    Definition
    (verb) press and smooth with a heated iron
    Synonyms : iron , iron out
    Example Sentence
    • press your shirts
    • she stood there ironing
    Definition
    (verb) lift weights
    Synonyms : weight-lift , weightlift
    Example Sentence
    • This guy can press 300 pounds
    Definition
    (verb) ask for or request earnestly
    Synonyms : adjure , beseech , bid , conjure , entreat
    Example Sentence
    • The prophet bid all people to become good persons
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for press

when we press anything, we USE FORCE

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