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    squeeze out

    squeeze out - Dictionary definition and meaning for word squeeze out

    Definition
    (verb) force out
    Example Sentence
    • Some employees were squeezed out by the recent budget cuts
    Definition
    (verb) make by laborious and precarious means
    Synonyms : eke out
    Example Sentence
    • He eked out a living as a painter
    Definition
    (verb) extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing
    Synonyms : wring out
    Example Sentence
    • wring out the washcloth
    Definition
    (verb) obtain with difficulty
    Synonyms : eke out
    Example Sentence
    • He eked out some information from the archives
    Definition
    (verb) form or shape by forcing through an opening
    Synonyms : extrude
    Example Sentence
    • extrude steel
    Definition
    (verb) cause to come out in a squirt
    Synonyms : eject , force out , squirt
    Example Sentence
    • the boy squirted water at his little sister
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