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Synonyms for compress
kəmˈprɛs; ˈkɒm prɛscom·press

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. compress

    Synonyms:
    condense, compact, crowd, squeeze, contract, abridge, epitomize, summarize

    Antonyms:
    expand, dilate, diffuse, colliquate, compression

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

    "compress the data"

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

    Antonyms:
    uncompress, decompress

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

    squeeze or press together

    "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"

    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, 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

  1. List of paraphrases for "compress":

    compressing, compression, squeeze, zip, compressed

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How to use compress in a sentence?

  1. Simon Marriott:

    This will allow aerospace companies to compress their development cycles because we are making these prototype engines three or four times faster than normal.

  2. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    The beauty of the quote is not to overthink it, but to compress your present thoughts into one line.

  3. Liu Yuejin:

    China's drug control agencies, now and in the years to come, will place greater emphasis on drug control cooperation between China and the United States, but I believe that to resolve this the more important issue is for the United States to strive to reduce and compress the great demand and drug consumption markets of opioids.

  4. Liu Yuejin:

    But I believe that to resolve this the more important issue is for the United States to strive to reduce and compress the great demand and drug consumption markets of opioids.

  5. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Try to work so hard for your benefit that you can compress a week into one day.


Translations for compress

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  • сгъстявам, сгъстявам се, сбивам, компрес, сбивам се, компримирамBulgarian
  • kompresCzech
  • Kompresse, komprimierenGerman
  • comprimirse, comprimirSpanish
  • pakata, kompressoida, kompressoituaFinnish
  • comprimer, compresse, compresserFrench
  • dlúthaighIrish
  • borogatásHungarian
  • ճզմել, սեղմելArmenian
  • þjappaIcelandic
  • comprimereItalian
  • 要約, 湿布, 圧縮Japanese
  • whakawhāitiMāori
  • verdichten, samendrukken, krimpen, samenvatten, kompres, comprimerenDutch
  • уплотнить, сдавить, компресс, сжаться, сжать, сдавливать, уплотнять, сжимать, сжиматьсяRussian

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