compress synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term compress:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. compressverb

    a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)

    Antonyms:
    uncompress, decompress

  2. compress, compact, pack togetherverb

    make more compact by or as if by pressing

    Synonyms:
    bundle, press, squeeze, pack, compact, contract, pack together, wad, compress, constrict

    Antonyms:
    uncompress, decompress

  3. compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, pressverb

    squeeze or press together

    Synonyms:
    fight, adjure, weigh, pressure, crush, narrow, thrust, get, rack, cut, pack together, foreshorten, undertake, hale, press, twitch, pack, gouge, tweet, embrace, bundle, agitate, force, pinch, shove, weight-lift, sign up, sign on, twinge, compress, urge, hug, shrink, concentrate, campaign, sign, abridge, reduce, take, condense, contract, iron, crusade, extort, stuff, urge on, squeeze, beseech, squash, compact, constringe, exhort, wring, mash, coerce, wad, bid, push, bosom, wedge, entreat, shorten, squelch, abbreviate, conjure, constrict, press out, weightlift, iron out

    Antonyms:
    uncompress, decompress

Editors Contribution

  1. choke (verb)

    obstruct one’s throat

    she choked on a tiny fish bone

    Submitted by erhnice on July 28, 2019

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. compressverb

    Synonyms:
    condense, press, squeeze, crowd, press together

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

compressing, compression, squeeze, zip, compressed



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