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Synonyms for compress
kəmˈprɛs; ˈkɒm prɛs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compress(verb)

    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 together(verb)

    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, press(verb)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. compress

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

    Antonyms:
    expand, dilate, diffuse, colliquate, compression

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. compress(v. a.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    compressing, compression, squeeze, zip, compressed

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Translations for compress

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  • сгъстявам, сгъстявам се, сбивам се, компрес, компримирам, сбивамBulgarian
  • kompresCzech
  • komprimieren, KompresseGerman
  • comprimir, comprimirseSpanish
  • kompressoida, pakata, kompressoituaFinnish
  • comprimer, compresse, compresserFrench
  • dlúthaighIrish
  • borogatásHungarian
  • ճզմել, սեղմելArmenian
  • þjappaIcelandic
  • comprimereItalian
  • 要約, 湿布, 圧縮Japanese
  • whakawhāitiMāori
  • krimpen, kompres, comprimeren, verdichten, samenvatten, samendrukkenDutch
  • уплотнять, сдавить, уплотнить, сдавливать, сжать, компресс, сжаться, сжимать, сжиматьсяRussian

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