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Synonyms for impress
ɪmˈprɛs; ˈɪm prɛsim·press

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  1. impressverb

    print, confiscate, make an impression, sequester, impound, stamp, pressgang, imprint, seize

  2. impressverb

    The act of impressing

    You impressed me with your command of Urdu.

    pressgang, stamp, sequester, confiscate, make an impression, seize, print, imprint, impound

  3. impressverb

    An impression, and impressed image or copy of something

    That first view of the Eiger impressed itself on my mind.

    imprint, print, sequester, impound, make an impression, pressgang, stamp, seize, confiscate

  4. impressverb

    A stamp or seal used to make an impression

    We impressed our footprints in the wet cement.

    stamp, impound, pressgang, sequester, confiscate, imprint, print, make an impression, seize

  5. impressverb

    An impression on the mind, imagination etc.

    The press gang used to impress people into the Navy.

    print, seize, impound, make an impression, pressgang, stamp, confiscate, sequester, imprint

  6. impressverb

    To seize or confiscate (property) by force

    The liner was impressed as a troop carrier.

    impound, pressgang, sequester, imprint, make an impression, stamp, print, confiscate, seize

  7. impressverb

    To make an impression, to be impressive

    Henderson impressed in his first game as captain.

    sequester, imprint, impound, make an impression, stamp, pressgang, seize, print, confiscate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. impressnoun

    imprint, print, device, motto, impression, stamp

  2. impressverb

    stamp, print, imprint, inculcate, fix deeply

    learn, be impressed, be studious, be mindful

Princeton's WordNet

  1. impress, impressmentverb

    the act of coercing someone into government service


  2. affect, impress, move, strikeverb

    have an emotional or cognitive impact upon

    "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"

    touch, chance upon, dissemble, incite, act, expunge, move, motivate, affect, strickle, imprint, attain, be active, come upon, chance on, propel, impact, take, fall upon, strike, involve, shanghai, ingrain, assume, displace, make a motion, excise, collide with, coin, yarn-dye, fall, proceed, walk out, impinge on, go, sham, run into, scratch, shine, hit, prompt, regard, touch on, take up, bear on, locomote, mint, instill, travel, happen upon, bear upon, pretend, come to, run, print, feign, actuate, light upon, come across, discover

  3. impressverb

    impress positively

    "The young chess player impressed her audience"

    imprint, move, ingrain, instill, shanghai, strike, affect, yarn-dye, print

  4. impress, ingrain, instillverb

    produce or try to produce a vivid impression of

    "Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us"

    instill, yarn-dye, impregnate, instil, strike, imprint, inculcate, ingrain, tincture, affect, print, move, shanghai, grain, transfuse, infuse

  5. impress, imprintverb

    mark or stamp with or as if with pressure

    "To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"

    imprint, move, ingrain, instill, shanghai, strike, affect, yarn-dye, print, form

  6. print, impressverb

    reproduce by printing

    imprint, move, ingrain, instill, shanghai, strike, publish, affect, yarn-dye, print

  7. shanghai, impressverb

    take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship

    "The men were shanghaied after being drugged"

    imprint, move, ingrain, instill, shanghai, strike, affect, yarn-dye, print

  8. impress, yarn-dyeverb

    dye (fabric) before it is spun

    imprint, move, ingrain, instill, shanghai, strike, affect, yarn-dye, print

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. impressverb

    stamp, print, imprint, mark by pressure

  2. impressverb

    inculcate, fix deeply

  3. impressverb

    press, force into public service

  4. impressnoun

    print, imprint, stamp, impression, mark, seal

  5. impressnoun

    device (as upon a seal), motto, cognizance, symbol, emblem

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How to use impress in a sentence?

  1. Jeev Trika:

    Super Bowl ads aren’t going to impress -- but what will reach this audience is a lively conversation thread, real reviews by their peers and a company that takes time to respond to their social comments.

  2. Fox News:

    The Stimulati Experience don’t try to impress. I think a lot of people say I really need to impress with the gifts that I’m going to give, perhaps there’s something that’s more affordable that’s more meaningful.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A person who is financially rich can only hire many people to teach him as how to deliver a speech from the dais or in public after many rehearsals, but his words can never impress or connect with the bright minds in the audience until the thoughts are delivered from his own soul to reach up to others’ heart.

  4. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Never judge yourself through the eyes of another person. Your conscience will make your own judgments. Everyone at some point in our life, attempted to impress another person. We try to evaluate, what actions or mannerisms we can display that will impress them. And our evaluations are usually incorrect. Don’t pretend to be something you’re not.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    You endorse only your own stupidity with your invective, mental filth, and ill-thinking, with such conduct you cannot impress any wise person, in the reply, to the language of abuse, silence is the best practice.

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