Squeeze Meaning

There are 17 meaning(s) for word Squeeze

Meaning 1 : to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition

    Example : squeeze a lemon

    Synonyms : crush,  mash,  squash,  squelch
Meaning 2 : an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power

    Synonyms : power play,  squeeze play
Meaning 3 : to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means

    Example : He squeezed her for information

    Synonyms : coerce,  force,  hale,  pressure
Meaning 4 : a twisting squeeze

    Synonyms : wring
Meaning 5 : a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high

    Synonyms : credit crunch,  liquidity crisis
Meaning 6 : a tight or amorous embrace

    Synonyms : clinch,  hug
Meaning 7 : squeeze like a wedge into a tight space

    Example : I squeezed myself into the corner

    Synonyms : force,  wedge
Meaning 8 : squeeze or press together

    Synonyms : compact,  compress,  constrict,  contract,  press
Meaning 9 : the act of gripping and pressing firmly

    Example : he gave her cheek a playful squeeze

    Synonyms : squeezing
Meaning 10 : hold (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness

    Synonyms : bosom,  embrace,  hug
Meaning 11 : obtain by coercion or intimidation

    Example : They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him

    Synonyms : extort,  gouge,  rack,  wring
Meaning 12 : press or force

    Synonyms : shove,  stuff,  thrust
Meaning 13 : squeeze tightly between the fingers

    Example : She squeezed the bottle

    Synonyms : nip,  pinch,  tweet,  twinge,  twitch
Meaning 14 : a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer

    Example : increased expenses put a squeeze on profits

Meaning 15 : press firmly

    Example : He squeezed my hand

Meaning 16 : (slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend

    Example : she was his main squeeze

Meaning 17 : the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space

    Example : getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze

How to Pronounce Squeeze

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