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Detailed Synonyms for pressing in English

pressing:

pressing adj

  1. pressing
  2. pressing
  3. pressing
  4. pressing
  5. pressing
    – compelling immediate action 1
    urgent; pressing
    – compelling immediate action 1
    • urgent adj
      • the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'1
      • bridges in urgent need of repair1
    • pressing adj
      • too pressing to permit of longer delay1

pressing [the ~] noun

  1. the pressing
    the pressing
  2. the pressing
    – the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure 1
    the pressure; the press; the pressing
    – the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure 1
    • pressure [the ~] noun
      • he used pressure to stop the bleeding1
    • press [the ~] noun
      • he gave the button a press1
    • pressing [the ~] noun
      • at the pressing of a button1
  3. the pressing
    – a metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press 1
    the pressing
    – a metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press 1

Related Words for "pressing":

  • pressings, pressingly, press

Alternate Synonyms for "pressing":


Related Definitions for "pressing":

  1. compelling immediate action1
    • too pressing to permit of longer delay1
  2. the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure1
    • at the pressing of a button1
  3. a metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press1

press:

press [the ~] noun

  1. the press
    the press; the printing press
  2. the press
    the publishing houses; the publishing companies; the publishers; the press
  3. the press
    – the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure 1
    the pressure; the press; the pressing
    – the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure 1
    • pressure [the ~] noun
      • he used pressure to stop the bleeding1
    • press [the ~] noun
      • he gave the button a press1
    • pressing [the ~] noun
      • at the pressing of a button1
  4. the press
    – a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead 1
    the press; the military press
    – a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead 1
  5. the press
    – any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids 1
    the press; the mechanical press
    – any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids 1
  6. the press
    – a machine used for printing 1
    the press; the printing press
    – a machine used for printing 1
  7. the press
    – clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use 1
    the press
    – clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use 1
  8. the press
    – a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes 1
    the press; the closet; the wardrobe
    – a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes 1
  9. the press
    – the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines 1
    the press; the public press
    – the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines 1
  10. the press
    – a dense crowd of people 1
    the crush; the press; the jam
    – a dense crowd of people 1
  11. the press
    – the state of demanding notice or attention 1
    the pressure; the press; the insistence; the imperativeness; the insistency
    – the state of demanding notice or attention 1

to press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)

  1. to press
    to impress; to dent; to push in; to press
    • impress verb (impresses, impressed, impressing)
    • dent verb (dents, dented, denting)
    • push in verb (pushes in, pushed in, pushing in)
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
  2. to press
    insist; to persist; to urge; to press; to keep on
    • insist verb
    • persist verb (persists, persisted, persisting)
    • urge verb (urges, urged, urging)
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
    • keep on verb (keeps on, kept on, keeping on)
  3. to press
    to wedge; to press; to fasten
    • wedge verb (wedges, wedged, wedging)
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
    • fasten verb (fastens, fastened, fastening)
  4. to press
    to impress; to press
    • impress verb (impresses, impressed, impressing)
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
  5. to press
    to squeeze; to press; to pinch
    • squeeze verb (squeezes, squeezed, squeezing)
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
    • pinch verb (pinches, pinched, pincing)
  6. to press
    to press
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
  7. to press
    – ask for or request earnestly 1
    to bid; to press; to conjure; to beseech; entreat; adjure
    – ask for or request earnestly 1
    • bid verb (bids, bidding)
      • The prophet bid all people to become good persons1
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
    • conjure verb (conjures, conjured, conjuring)
    • beseech verb (beseeches, beseeched, beseeching)
    • entreat verb
    • adjure verb
  8. to press
    – force or impel in an indicated direction 1
    to urge; to press; to exhort; to urge on
    – force or impel in an indicated direction 1
    • urge verb (urges, urged, urging)
      • I urged him to finish his studies1
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
    • exhort verb (exhorts, exhorted, exhorting)
    • urge on verb (urges on, urged on, urging on)
  9. to press
    – lift weights 1
    to press; weight-lift; weightlift
    – lift weights 1
  10. to press
    – squeeze or press together 1
    to squeeze; to press; to contract; to compress; compact; to constrict
    – squeeze or press together 1
    • squeeze verb (squeezes, squeezed, squeezing)
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
    • contract verb (contracts, contracted, contracting)
      • the spasm contracted the muscle1
    • compress verb (compresss, compressed, compressing)
      • she compressed her lips1
    • compact verb
    • constrict verb (constricts, constricted, constricting)
  11. to press
    – place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure 1
    to press
    – place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure 1
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
      • pressed flowers1
  12. to press
    – press and smooth with a heated iron 1
    to iron; to press; iron out
    – press and smooth with a heated iron 1
    • iron verb (irons, ironed, ironing)
      • she stood there ironing1
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
      • press your shirts1
    • iron out verb
  13. to press
    – exert pressure or force to or upon 1
    to press
    – exert pressure or force to or upon 1
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
      • He pressed down on the boards1
      • press your thumb on this spot1
  14. to press
    – make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby 1
    to press; to push
    – make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby 1
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
    • push verb (pushes, pushed, pushing)
      • `Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman1
  15. to press
    – press from a plastic 1
    to press; press out
    – press from a plastic 1
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
      • press a record1
    • press out verb
  16. to press
    – create by pressing 1
    to press
    – create by pressing 1
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
  17. to press
    – crowd closely 1
    to press
    – crowd closely 1
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
      • The crowds pressed along the street1
  18. to press
    – 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 1
    to press; campaign; to push; to fight; to agitate; crusade
    – 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 1
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
    • campaign verb
    • push verb (pushes, pushed, pushing)
      • The liberal party pushed for reforms1
      • The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate1
    • fight verb (fights, fought, fighting)
    • agitate verb (agitates, agitated, agitating)
    • crusade verb
  19. to press
    – to be oppressive or burdensome 1
    to press; to weigh
    – to be oppressive or burdensome 1
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
      • Something pressed on his mind1
    • weigh verb (weighs, weighed, weighing)
      • weigh heavily on the mind1
  20. to press
    – be urgent 1
    to press
    – be urgent 1
    • press verb (presses, pressed, pressing)
      • This is a pressing problem1

Conjugations for press:

present
  1. press
  2. press
  3. presses
  4. press
  5. press
  6. press
simple past
  1. pressed
  2. pressed
  3. pressed
  4. pressed
  5. pressed
  6. pressed
present perfect
  1. have pressed
  2. have pressed
  3. has pressed
  4. have pressed
  5. have pressed
  6. have pressed
past continuous
  1. was pressing
  2. were pressing
  3. was pressing
  4. were pressing
  5. were pressing
  6. were pressing
future
  1. shall press
  2. will press
  3. will press
  4. shall press
  5. will press
  6. will press
continuous present
  1. am pressing
  2. are pressing
  3. is pressing
  4. are pressing
  5. are pressing
  6. are pressing
subjunctive
  1. be pressed
  2. be pressed
  3. be pressed
  4. be pressed
  5. be pressed
  6. be pressed
diverse
  1. press!
  2. let's press!
  3. pressed
  4. pressing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Related Words for "press":


Alternate Synonyms for "press":


Related Definitions for "press":

  1. the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure1
    • he gave the button a press1
  2. a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead1
  3. any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids1
  4. a machine used for printing1
  5. clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use1
  6. a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes1
  7. the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines1
  8. a dense crowd of people1
  9. the state of demanding notice or attention1
    • the press of business matters1
  10. ask for or request earnestly1
  11. force or impel in an indicated direction1
  12. lift weights1
    • This guy can press 300 pounds1
  13. squeeze or press together1
  14. place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure1
    • pressed flowers1
  15. press and smooth with a heated iron1
    • press your shirts1
  16. exert pressure or force to or upon1
    • He pressed down on the boards1
    • press your thumb on this spot1
  17. make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby1
  18. press from a plastic1
    • press a record1
  19. create by pressing1
  20. crowd closely1
    • The crowds pressed along the street1
  21. exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for1
  22. to be oppressive or burdensome1
    • Something pressed on his mind1
  23. be urgent1
    • This is a pressing problem1

Related Synonyms for pressing