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Another word for press

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Verb
  1. To act on with a steady pushing force

      1. To press between opposing bodies so as to break, compress, or injure:
      2. To break, pound, or grind (stone or ore, for example) into small fragments or powder.
      3. To put down with force; subdue:
      1. A large number of persons gathered together; a throng.
      2. The common people; the populace.
      3. A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
    See also:

    push

  2. To exert pressure

      1. To apply pressure against (something), especially for the purpose of moving it:
      2. To move (something) by exerting force against it; thrust or shove:
      3. To exert downward pressure on (a button or keyboard, for example); press.
      1. To carry (something) on one's person from one place to another:
      2. To move from one place to another while containing or supporting (something); convey or transport:
      3. To cause to move by or with steady pressure; push:
    See also:

    over

  3. To extract from by applying pressure

      1. To press hard on or together; compress:
      2. To press gently, as in affection:
      3. To exert pressure on, as by way of extracting liquid:
      1. To set forth in words; state:
      2. To manifest or communicate, as by a gesture; show:
      3. To make known the feelings or opinions of (oneself), as by statement or art.
      1. To press between opposing bodies so as to break, compress, or injure:
      2. To break, pound, or grind (stone or ore, for example) into small fragments or powder.
      3. To put down with force; subdue:
    See also:

    tighten

  4. To smooth by applying heat and pressure

      1. To mutilate or disfigure by battering, hacking, cutting, or tearing:
      2. To ruin or spoil through ineptitude or ignorance:
      1. A silvery-white, lustrous, malleable, ductile, magnetic or magnetizable, metallic element occurring abundantly in combined forms, notably in hematite, limonite, magnetite, and taconite, and used alloyed in a wide range of important structural materials. Atomic number 26; atomic weight 55.845; melting point 1,538°C; boiling point 2,861°C; specific gravity 7.874 (at 20°C); valence 2, 3, 4, 6.
      2. An implement made of iron alloy or similar metal, especially a bar heated for use in branding, curling hair, or cauterizing.
      3. Great hardness or strength; firmness:
    See also:

    smooth

  5. To congregate, as around a person

      1. A large group of people gathered or crowded closely together; a multitude.
      2. A large group of things; a host.
      3. To crowd into; fill:
      1. A large and often disorderly crowd.
      2. The mass of common people; the populace.
      3. A criminal organization, especially the Mafia operating in the United States.
      1. A group of animals that live, travel, or feed together.
      2. A group of people under the leadership of one person, especially the members of a church.
      3. A large crowd or number:
      1. A large number of persons gathered together; a throng.
      2. The common people; the populace.
      3. A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
  6. To put one's arms around affectionately

    See also:

    touch

  7. To impel to action

      1. To force or drive forward or onward; impel.
      2. To entreat earnestly and often repeatedly; exhort.
      3. To advocate earnestly the doing, consideration, or approval of; press for:
      1. To urge by strong, often stirring argument, admonition, advice, or appeal:
      2. To make an urgent appeal.
  8. To do or achieve by forcing obstacles out of one's way

      1. To push quickly, forcefully, or roughly:
      2. To put (something) roughly in a place:
      3. To push someone or something with force.
      1. A male sheep.
      2. A battering ram.
      3. The weight that drops in a pile driver or steam hammer.
      1. To apply pressure against (something), especially for the purpose of moving it:
      2. To move (something) by exerting force against it; thrust or shove:
      3. To exert downward pressure on (a button or keyboard, for example); press.
    See also:

    push

  9. To solicit (something) insistently

      1. To force or drive forward or onward; impel.
      2. To entreat earnestly and often repeatedly; exhort.
      3. To advocate earnestly the doing, consideration, or approval of; press for:
      1. To be resolute or firm in a demand or course:
      2. To assert or demand (something) firmly or persistently:
Noun
  1. Journalists and journalism in general

    See also:

    words

  2. An enormous number of persons gathered together

      1. A large group of people gathered or crowded closely together; a multitude.
      2. A large group of things; a host.
      3. To crowd into; fill:
      1. A large number of insects or other small organisms, especially when in motion.
      2. A group of bees, social wasps, or ants, when migrating with a queen to establish a new colony.
      3. An aggregation of persons or animals, especially when in turmoil or moving in mass:
      1. A multitude; a throng.
      2. The undistinguished crowd or ordinary run of persons or things.
      3. People who are followers, not leaders.
      1. A very great number.
      2. The masses; the populace:
      1. A large and often disorderly crowd.
      2. The mass of common people; the populace.
      3. A criminal organization, especially the Mafia operating in the United States.
      1. A unified body of matter with no specific shape:
      2. A grouping of individual parts or elements that compose a unified body of unspecified size or quantity:
      3. A large but nonspecific amount or number:
      1. A large group or crowd; a swarm:
      2. A nomadic Mongol or Turkic tribe.
      3. A nomadic tribe or group.
      1. A group of animals that live, travel, or feed together.
      2. A group of people under the leadership of one person, especially the members of a church.
      3. A large crowd or number:
      1. To press between opposing bodies so as to break, compress, or injure:
      2. To break, pound, or grind (stone or ore, for example) into small fragments or powder.
      3. To put down with force; subdue:
      1. A large number of persons gathered together; a throng.
      2. The common people; the populace.
      3. A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
    See also:

    group

    big

Another word for press

Noun
  1. The pressure of circumstances

      1. To pull, draw, or stretch tight:
      2. To cause distortion of (a body's parts or shape) by applying an external force; deform.
      3. To exert, use, or tax to the utmost:
      1. The act of confusing or the state of being confused:
      2. An instance of being confused:
      3. Impaired orientation with respect to time, place, or person; a disturbed mental state.
      1. To move swiftly; hurry:
      2. To act with great haste:
      3. To make a sudden or swift attack or charge:
    See also:

    haste

  2. Publishing as a social institution

    See also:

    reporter

  3. A printing press

Verb
  1. To subject to pressure

  2. To smooth, usually by heat and pressure

      1. To move forward along a surface by revolving on an axis or by repeatedly turning over.
      2. To travel or be moved on wheels or rollers:
      3. To travel around; wander:
      1. To mutilate or disfigure by battering, hacking, cutting, or tearing:
      2. To ruin or spoil through ineptitude or ignorance:
      1. To stop (doing an activity or task) after reaching the point at which there is nothing left to do:
      2. To bring to a required or desired state:
      3. To arrive at or attain the end of:
  3. To embrace