What are some opposite words for pressure?

Antonyms for pressure
ˈprɛʃ ər

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term pressure.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pressure, pressure level, force per unit area(noun)

    the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)

    "the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure"

    Synonyms:
    imperativeness, press, force per unit area, pressure sensation, air pressure, pressure level, insistence, pressing, insistency, atmospheric pressure

  2. pressure(noun)

    a force that compels

    "the public brought pressure to bear on the government"

    Synonyms:
    imperativeness, press, force per unit area, pressure sensation, air pressure, pressure level, insistence, pressing, insistency, atmospheric pressure

  3. press, pressure, pressing(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    insistence, pressure level, military press, closet, force per unit area, public press, press, imperativeness, air pressure, crush, atmospheric pressure, wardrobe, printing press, pressing, pressure sensation, mechanical press, insistency, jam

  4. imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press, pressure(noun)

    the state of demanding notice or attention

    "the insistence of their hunger"; "the press of business matters"

    Synonyms:
    insistence, insistency, instancy, military press, closet, pressure level, force per unit area, public press, press, imperativeness, air pressure, insisting, atmospheric pressure, wardrobe, printing press, pressing, pressure sensation, mechanical press, crush, jam

  5. pressure, pressure sensation(noun)

    the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin

    "the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal"

    Synonyms:
    imperativeness, press, force per unit area, pressure sensation, air pressure, pressure level, insistence, pressing, insistency, atmospheric pressure

  6. pressure(noun)

    an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress

    Synonyms:
    imperativeness, press, force per unit area, pressure sensation, air pressure, pressure level, insistence, pressing, insistency, atmospheric pressure

  7. atmospheric pressure, air pressure, pressure(verb)

    the pressure exerted by the atmosphere

    Synonyms:
    insistency, press, force per unit area, pressure sensation, air pressure, pressure level, insistence, pressing, atmospheric pressure, imperativeness

  8. coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force(verb)

    to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"

    "He squeezed her for information"

    Synonyms:
    draw, storm, blackjack, crush, thrust, rack, ram, hale, press, blackmail, twitch, gouge, tweet, embrace, impel, force, shove, twinge, compress, hug, drive, constrict, cart, contract, extort, stuff, squeeze, squash, compact, pinch, drag, wring, mash, coerce, push, bosom, wedge, squelch, pull, haul

  9. blackmail, blackjack, pressure(verb)

    exert pressure on someone through threats

    Synonyms:
    blackmail, hale, coerce, blackjack, force, squeeze

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pressure(n)

    Synonyms:
    exigency, urgency, constraining, hurry, influence

How to use pressure in a sentence?

  1. Jacques Gounon:

    There could be increased migrant pressure during the summer and because of Brexit as migrants will try to cross at any cost before it (Brexit) is implemented.

  2. William Dudley:

    I see a linkage between pressure on labor market resources and my confidence in inflation.

  3. Michael Healy:

    (The pressure) is not going to work.

  4. Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders:

    What matters is that ... we maintain unity within the EU, and above all that we continue to put on pressure so that things change on the ground.

  5. The Russian President:

    This new report that President Trump openly admitted to the Russians that he 'faced great pressure' from the FBI's criminal investigation that was 'taken off' when he fired Director Comey is astonishing -- and extremely troubling.

How to pronounce pressure?

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How to say pressure in sign language?

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