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Another word for squeeze

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Verb
  1. To subject to compression

    See also:

    tighten

  2. To put one's arms around affectionately

      1. To enclose protectively; surround; shelter
      2. (Archaic) To take to one's bosom; embrace; cherish
      3. (Archaic) To clasp to or hold in the bosom.
      1. To cut (an item) out of (a newspaper, magazine, etc.)
      2. To enunciate with clarity and precision:
      3. To fasten with or as if with a clip; hold tightly.
      1. To embrace; cherish
      2. To conceal in the bosom; hide
      1. To settle (an argument, bargain, etc.) definitely
      2. To be held together securely.
      3. (Sports) To hold a boxing opponent's body with one or both arms to prevent or hinder punches.
      1. To move by applying pressure:
      2. (Basketball) To employ a press.
      3. To insist upon or put forward insistently:
      1. To put the arms around and hold closely; esp., to embrace tightly and affectionately
      2. To clasp or hold closely, especially in the arms, as in affection; embrace.
      3. (Figuratively) To hold fast; to cling to; to cherish.
      1. To keep from falling or moving; support:
      2. To maintain a desired or accustomed position or condition:
      3. To stop the movement or progress of:
      1. To cover with or as if with folds; envelop.
      2. To fold something around; to envelop
      3. To hold within limits; enclose.
      1. (Law) To try illegally to influence or instruct (a jury)
      2. To clasp in the arms with affection; to take in the arms; to hug.
      3. To clasp or hold close with the arms, usually as an expression of affection.
      1. To take hold of; to grasp; to grab tightly.
      2. To hold tightly with the arms or hands; grasp firmly; embrace
      3. To hold in a tight embrace.
    See also:

    touch

  3. To extract from by applying pressure

    See also:

    tighten

  4. To obtain by coercion or intimidation

      1. To search exhaustively.
      2. To subject something to a shakedown test.
      3. (By extension) To get money from someone using threats.
      1. To obtain or extract by applying force or pressure:
      2. To get or extract by force, threats, persistence, etc.; extort
      3. To twist, squeeze, or compress, especially so as to extract liquid. Often used with out :
      1. To distort or change the true meaning, purpose, use, etc. of; pervert; twist
      2. To take possession of forcefully; seize or usurp:
      3. To turn or twist; esp., to pull or force away violently with a twisting motion
      1. To pull or tug (at something) with a wrenching movement
      2. To give a twist, turn, or pull:
      3. To distort, strain, or give a false interpretation of (a meaning, statement, etc.)
      1. To obtain by coercion, intimidation, or psychological pressure:
      2. To obtain (something) by the criminal offense of extortion.
      3. To get (money, etc.) from someone by violence, threats, misuse of authority, etc.; exact or wrest (from)
      1. To inflict (vengeance or punishment, for example).
      2. To force the payment or yielding of; extort:
      3. To demand and get by authority or force; insist on
    See also:

    get

Noun
  1. A compressing of something

      1. A feeling of tightness or pressure:
      2. A feeling of tightness or pressure, as in the chest
      3. A compression
      1. The act or process of compressing.
      2. (Computers) The process by which data is compressed into a form that minimizes the space required to store or transmit it.
      3. The process by which the working substance in a heat engine, such as the vapor mixture in the cylinder of an internal-combustion engine, is compressed.
    See also:

    tighten

  2. The act of embracing

    See also:

    touch

Another word for squeeze

Noun
  1. Pressure

      1. The intensity of power; impetus
      2. The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power:
      3. The power to control, persuade, influence, etc.; effectiveness
      1. A means or instrument of restraining
      2. The condition of being restrained, especially the condition of losing one's freedom:
      3. An influence that inhibits or restrains:
      1. A person, group, or thing that has influence
      2. A person who exerts such power:
      3. The action or effect of such power
    See also:

    pressure

  2. An embrace

    See also:

    hug

Verb
  1. To exert pressure

      1. To encode (digital data) so that it can be stored or transmitted in significantly fewer bits
      2. To press together:
      3. (Computers) To encode (data) to minimize the space required for storage or transmittal:
      1. To grasp and hold tightly:
      2. To grasp or hold eagerly or tightly
      3. To engage the clutch of an automobile, etc.
      1. To cause pain or discomfort to (a part of the body) by pressing or being too tight:
      2. To squeeze (something) between the thumb and a finger, the jaws of a tool, or other edges.
      3. To press, squeeze, or bind painfully:
      1. To hold tightly with the arms or hands; grasp firmly; embrace
      2. To hold in a tight embrace.
      3. To fasten with or as if with a clasp.
    See also:

    press

    hug

  2. To extract with pressure

      1. To extract (juice, for example) by squeezing or compressing.
      2. To extract juice, etc. from by squeezing
      3. To squeeze the juice or other contents from:
      1. To draw or squeeze milk from the mammary glands of (a cow, etc.)
      2. To extract juice, sap, venom, etc. from
      3. To press out, drain off, or remove (a liquid):
      1. (Informal) To add power, vigor, energy, etc. or interest, excitement, etc. to
      2. (Slang) To drink alcoholic beverages, esp. to excess
      3. To extract juice from
    See also:

    remove