To subject to compression
To put one's arms around affectionately
To extract from by applying pressure
To obtain by coercion or intimidation
A compressing of something
The act of embracing
To exert pressure
To extract with pressure
put the squeeze on
She smiled and reached out to squeeze his arm.
With a squeeze of her arm, he left her.
She gave him a final squeeze and released him.
Maybe he was putting the squeeze on all over town.
A small window overlooking the city was too small to squeeze through, and he saw no weapons.