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  • the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure
    • he gave the button a press
    • he used pressure to stop the bleeding
    • at the pressing of a button
  • a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead
  • any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids
  • clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use
  • a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
  • a dense crowd of people
  • a machine used for printing
  • the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
  • the state of demanding notice or attention
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • ask for or request earnestly
    • The prophet bid all people to become good persons
  • lift weights
    • This guy can press 300 pounds
  • press and smooth with a heated iron
    • press your shirts
    • she stood there ironing
  • make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby
    • `Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman
  • press from a plastic
    • press a record
  • 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
    • The liberal party pushed for reforms
    • She is crusading for women's rights
    • The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate
  • be urgent
    • This is a pressing problem
  • create by pressing
    • Press little holes into the soft clay
  • crowd closely
    • The crowds pressed along the street
  • squeeze or press together
    • she compressed her lips
    • the spasm contracted the muscle
  • place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure
    • pressed flowers
  • to be oppressive or burdensome
    • weigh heavily on the mind, Something pressed on his mind
  • force or impel in an indicated direction
    • I urged him to finish his studies
  • exert pressure or force to or upon
    • He pressed down on the boards
    • press your thumb on this spot
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