press




press - noun

  • the state of demanding notice or attention
  • the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
  • a machine used for printing
  • a dense crowd of people
  • a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
  • clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use
  • any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids
  • a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead
  • the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure

  • press - verb

    • exert pressure or force to or upon
    • force or impel in an indicated direction
    • to be oppressive or burdensome
    • place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure
    • squeeze or press together
    • crowd closely
    • create by pressing
    • be urgent
    • 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
    • press from a plastic
    • make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby
    • press and smooth with a heated iron
    • lift weights
    • ask for or request earnestly

    press - thesaurus

    adjure   agitate   beseech   bid   campaign   closet   compact   compress   conjure   constrict   contract   crusade   crush   entreat   exhort   fight   imperativeness   insistence   insistency   iron   jam   pressing   pressure   push   squeeze   urge   wardrobe   weigh   weightlift  


    View spelling list ss words and learn about the word press in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 2. Spelling the consonant sounds, Part 1.

    Other Spellzone word lists: Communications, newspaper

    Scrabble score for press

    p is 3 r is 1 e is 1 s is 1 s is 1
    Scrabble score = 7

    generated at 18:36:45 on 30-11-23

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