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Detailed Translations for compress from English to French


to compress verb (compresss, compressed, compressing)

  1. to compress (pack; press together)
    comprimer; serrer; compresser; presser; condenser
    • comprimer verb (comprime, comprimes, comprimons, comprimez, )
    • serrer verb (serre, serres, serrons, serrez, )
    • compresser verb (compresse, compresses, compressons, compressez, )
    • presser verb (presse, presses, pressons, pressez, )
    • condenser verb (condense, condenses, condensons, condensez, )
  2. to compress
    – To reduce the size of a set of data, such as a file or a communications message, so that it can be stored in less space or transmitted with less bandwidth. 1
    • compresser verb (compresse, compresses, compressons, compressez, )

Conjugations for compress:

  1. compress
  2. compress
  3. compresss
  4. compress
  5. compress
  6. compress
simple past
  1. compressed
  2. compressed
  3. compressed
  4. compressed
  5. compressed
  6. compressed
present perfect
  1. have compressed
  2. have compressed
  3. has compressed
  4. have compressed
  5. have compressed
  6. have compressed
past continuous
  1. was compressing
  2. were compressing
  3. was compressing
  4. were compressing
  5. were compressing
  6. were compressing
  1. shall compress
  2. will compress
  3. will compress
  4. shall compress
  5. will compress
  6. will compress
continuous present
  1. am compressing
  2. are compressing
  3. is compressing
  4. are compressing
  5. are compressing
  6. are compressing
  1. be compressed
  2. be compressed
  3. be compressed
  4. be compressed
  5. be compressed
  6. be compressed
  1. compress!
  2. let's compress!
  3. compressed
  4. compressing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

compress [the ~] noun

  1. the compress

Translation Matrix for compress:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
bandage compressif compress
serrer screwing down; screwing home; screwing tighter
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
compresser compress; pack; press together clamp; clasp; clutch; crush; flatten; gag; grasp; grip; oppress; pack; pinch; press; seize; squash; squeeze
comprimer compress; pack; press together clamp; clasp; clutch; constrict; crush; decrease; diminish; flatten; gag; grasp; grip; oppress; pinch; press; press in; reduce; seize; shrink; squash; squeeze
condenser compress; pack; press together condense
presser compress; pack; press together accelerate; boost; chase; clasp; clench; clutch; crush; drive; encourage; excite; fasten; grabble; grasp; grip; hasten; hurry; hustle; incite; insist; keep on; make haste; move it; peg out; persist; pinch; pinch out; press; press in; push on; quicken; rouse; rummage; rush; scramble; seize; speed up; squeeze; squeeze dry; squeeze empty; squeeze out; stimulate; storm; urge; wedge
serrer compress; pack; press together bind tightly; caress; clamp; clasp; clench; clutch; cuddle; fasten; fondle; gag; grasp; grip; hug; jam; lock; oppress; pinch; press; pull to; screw; screw down; screw on; seize; span; squeeze; stalemate; stretch; stroke; thighten; tighten; turn off; wedge
- compact; constrict; contract; pack together; press; squeeze
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- flatten; squeeze together

Related Words for "compress":

  • decompress, compressing, compressed, compressive, compresses

Synonyms for "compress":

Antonyms for "compress":

Related Definitions for "compress":

  1. a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)2
  2. squeeze or press together2
    • she compressed her lips2
  3. make more compact by or as if by pressing2
    • compress the data2
  4. To reduce the size of a set of data, such as a file or a communications message, so that it can be stored in less space or transmitted with less bandwidth.1

Wiktionary Translations for compress:

  1. cloth used to dress or apply pressure to wounds
  1. to encode digital information into less bits
  2. to press together into a smaller space
  1. presser avec force, de manière à réduire à un moindre volume.

Cross Translation:
compress comprimer comprimeren — samenpersen, compact maken
compress compacter compacteren — het volume van iets kleiner maken
compress compresse Umschlag — (feuchte) Umwicklung einer schmerzenden Stelle
compress compresse; enveloppement WickelMedizin: ein oder mehrere zirkulär um den Körper oder einen Körperteil angelegte Tücher, die befeuchtet oder mit einer Substanz bestrichen sind