Press Meaning

There are 23 meaning(s) for word Press

Press Meaning 1 : a dense crowd of people

    Synonyms : crush,  jam
Press Meaning 2 : to be oppressive or burdensome

    Example : Something pressed on his mind

    Synonyms : weigh
Press Meaning 3 : the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines

    Synonyms : public press
Press Meaning 4 : the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure

    Example : he gave the button a press,he used pressure to stop the bleeding,at the pressing of a button

    Synonyms : pressing,  pressure
Press Meaning 5 : make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby

    Synonyms : push
Press Meaning 6 : the state of demanding notice or attention

    Example : the press of business matters

    Synonyms : imperativeness,  insistence,  insistency,  pressure
Press Meaning 7 : a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes

    Synonyms : closet,  wardrobe
Press Meaning 8 : a machine used for printing

    Synonyms : printing press
Press Meaning 9 : lift weights

    Example : This guy can press 300 pounds

    Synonyms : weight-lift,  weightlift
Press Meaning 10 : force or impel in an indicated direction

    Synonyms : exhort,  urge,  urge on
Press Meaning 11 : squeeze or press together

    Example : she compressed her lips

    Synonyms : compact,  compress,  constrict,  contract,  squeeze
Press Meaning 12 : a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead

    Synonyms : military press
Press Meaning 13 : press and smooth with a heated iron

    Example : press your shirts

    Synonyms : iron,  iron out
Press Meaning 14 : 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
Press Meaning 15 : press from a plastic

    Example : press a record

    Synonyms : press out
Press Meaning 16 : any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids

    Synonyms : mechanical press
Press Meaning 17 : ask for or request earnestly

    Synonyms : adjure,  beseech,  bid,  conjure,  entreat
Press Meaning 18 : be urgent

    Example : This is a pressing problem

Press Meaning 19 : clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use

Press Meaning 20 : create by pressing

Press Meaning 21 : crowd closely

    Example : The crowds pressed along the street

Press Meaning 22 : exert pressure or force to or upon

    Example : He pressed down on the boards,press your thumb on this spot

Press Meaning 23 : place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure

    Example : pressed flowers

How to Pronounce Press

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