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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. press

    To plead for one is to employ argument or persuasion, or both in his behalf, usually with earnestness or importunity; similarly one may be said to plead for himself or for a cause, etc., or with direct object, to plead a case; in legal usage, pleading is argumentative, but in popular usage, pleading always implies some appeal to the feelings. One argues a case solely on rational grounds and supposably with fair consideration of both sides; he advocates one side for the purpose of carrying it, and under the influence of motives that may range all the way from cold self-interest to the highest and noblest impulses; he pleads a cause, or pleads for a person with still more intense feeling. Beseech, entreat, and implore imply impassioned earnestness, with direct and tender appeal to personal considerations. Press and urge imply more determined or perhaps authoritative insistence. Solicit is a weak word denoting merely an attempt to secure one's consent or cooperation, sometimes by sordid or corrupt motives.

    Synonyms:
    advocate, argue, ask, beg, beseech, entreat, implore, plead, solicit, urge

    Preposition:
    Plead with the tyrant for the captive; plead against the oppression or the oppressor; plead to the indictment; at the bar; before the court; in open court.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. pressverb

    Synonyms:
    urge, crowd, compel, force, squeeze, crush, compress, express, constrain, hurry, instigate, inculcate, impress, throng, encroach, lean, weigh, harass

    Antonyms:
    relax, inhibit, persuade, entice, allure, solicit, touch, skim, graze, free, liberate, ease, avoid, relieve

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press, pressurenoun

    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, imperativeness, air pressure, insisting, atmospheric pressure, wardrobe, printing press, pressing, pressure sensation, mechanical press, crush, pressure, jam

  2. press, public pressnoun

    the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines

    Synonyms:
    pressure, closet, jam, crush, public press, printing press, insistence, pressing, mechanical press, insistency, wardrobe, military press, imperativeness

  3. press, printing pressnoun

    a machine used for printing

    Synonyms:
    pressure, closet, jam, crush, public press, printing press, insistence, pressing, mechanical press, insistency, wardrobe, military press, imperativeness

  4. crush, jam, pressnoun

    a dense crowd of people

    Synonyms:
    pressing, insistency, puppy love, military press, closet, calf love, electronic jamming, pickle, imperativeness, kettle of fish, crush, infatuation, public press, mechanical press, hole, wardrobe, mess, fix, pressure, compaction, insistence, printing press, crunch, muddle, crushed leather, jam, jamming

  5. wardrobe, closet, pressnoun

    a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes

    Synonyms:
    pressing, insistency, mechanical press, military press, closet, public press, jam, imperativeness, cupboard, crush, wardrobe, printing press, pressure, insistence, water closet, loo

  6. pressnoun

    clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use

    Synonyms:
    pressure, closet, jam, crush, public press, printing press, insistence, pressing, mechanical press, insistency, wardrobe, military press, imperativeness

  7. press, mechanical pressnoun

    any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids

    Synonyms:
    pressure, closet, jam, crush, public press, printing press, insistence, pressing, mechanical press, insistency, wardrobe, military press, imperativeness

  8. press, military pressnoun

    a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead

    Synonyms:
    pressure, closet, jam, crush, public press, printing press, insistence, pressing, mechanical press, insistency, wardrobe, military press, imperativeness

  9. press, pressure, pressingverb

    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, imperativeness, air pressure, crush, atmospheric pressure, wardrobe, printing press, pressing, pressure sensation, mechanical press, pressure, insistency, jam

  10. pressverb

    exert pressure or force to or upon

    "He pressed down on the boards"; "press your thumb on this spot"

    Synonyms:
    weigh, fight, constrict, adjure, press out, bid, agitate, crusade, iron out, weight-lift, beseech, exhort, conjure, weightlift, campaign, urge on, entreat, compact, squeeze, compress, contract, iron, push, urge

  11. urge, urge on, press, exhortverb

    force or impel in an indicated direction

    "I urged him to finish his studies"

    Synonyms:
    weigh, fight, beseech, agitate, press out, conjure, urge on, root on, bid, constrict, urge, weight-lift, iron out, exhort, iron, weightlift, campaign, barrack, advocate, entreat, compact, squeeze, compress, pep up, recommend, adjure, contract, inspire, crusade, push, cheer

  12. weigh, pressverb

    to be oppressive or burdensome

    "weigh heavily on the mind", "Something pressed on his mind"

    Synonyms:
    weigh, fight, adjure, agitate, press out, consider, iron, constrict, librate, crusade, iron out, weight-lift, beseech, exhort, matter, weightlift, campaign, urge on, entreat, compact, squeeze, bid, compress, contract, count, conjure, push, urge

  13. pressverb

    place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure

    "pressed flowers"

    Synonyms:
    weigh, fight, constrict, adjure, press out, bid, agitate, crusade, iron out, weight-lift, beseech, exhort, conjure, weightlift, campaign, urge on, entreat, compact, squeeze, compress, contract, iron, push, urge

  14. 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, 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

  15. pressverb

    crowd closely

    "The crowds pressed along the street"

    Synonyms:
    weigh, fight, constrict, adjure, press out, bid, agitate, crusade, iron out, weight-lift, beseech, exhort, conjure, weightlift, campaign, urge on, entreat, compact, squeeze, compress, contract, iron, push, urge

  16. pressverb

    create by pressing

    "Press little holes into the soft clay"

    Synonyms:
    weigh, fight, constrict, adjure, press out, bid, agitate, crusade, iron out, weight-lift, beseech, exhort, conjure, weightlift, campaign, urge on, entreat, compact, squeeze, compress, contract, iron, push, urge

  17. pressverb

    be urgent

    "This is a pressing problem"

    Synonyms:
    weigh, fight, constrict, adjure, press out, bid, agitate, crusade, iron out, weight-lift, beseech, exhort, conjure, weightlift, campaign, urge on, entreat, compact, squeeze, compress, contract, iron, push, urge

  18. crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitateverb

    exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for

    "The liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"

    Synonyms:
    fight, tug, excite, iron out, press out, crowd, raise up, shake up, shake, commove, run, vex, agitate, advertize, adjure, stir, budge, shift, urge on, weight-lift, promote, foment, turn on, rouse, compress, urge, struggle, oppose, entreat, contend, beseech, contract, iron, crusade, defend, fight back, squeeze, charge, compact, bear on, drive, exhort, labor, force, stir up, bid, charge up, push, fight down, campaign, take the field, weigh, conjure, constrict, disturb, advertise, weightlift, labour

  19. press, press outverb

    press from a plastic

    "press a record"

    Synonyms:
    weigh, fight, constrict, adjure, press out, bid, agitate, crusade, iron out, stub out, weight-lift, beseech, exhort, conjure, weightlift, campaign, express, urge on, entreat, compact, squeeze, crush out, compress, contract, extinguish, iron, extract, push, urge

  20. press, pushverb

    make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby

    "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"

    Synonyms:
    fight, tug, iron out, press out, crowd, weigh, squeeze, agitate, advertize, adjure, urge on, weight-lift, promote, compress, urge, entreat, beseech, contract, iron, compact, crusade, drive, bear on, exhort, labor, force, bid, push, campaign, conjure, constrict, advertise, weightlift, labour

  21. iron, iron out, pressverb

    press and smooth with a heated iron

    "press your shirts"; "she stood there ironing"

    Synonyms:
    weigh, fight, beseech, agitate, press out, bid, constrict, crusade, iron out, weight-lift, exhort, conjure, weightlift, campaign, put right, urge on, entreat, compact, squeeze, straighten out, compress, contract, adjure, iron, push, urge

  22. weight-lift, weightlift, pressverb

    lift weights

    "This guy can press 300 pounds"

    Synonyms:
    weigh, fight, adjure, agitate, press out, bid, constrict, crusade, iron out, weight-lift, beseech, exhort, iron, weightlift, campaign, urge on, entreat, compact, squeeze, compress, contract, conjure, push, urge

  23. bid, beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjureverb

    ask for or request earnestly

    "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"

    Synonyms:
    fight, put forward, iron out, evoke, tender, invite, weigh, agitate, adjure, stir, call down, urge on, weight-lift, arouse, cabal, compress, urge, offer, call, press out, conjure up, beseech, contract, iron, complot, crusade, raise, squeeze, entreat, conspire, compact, call forth, invoke, exhort, bring up, bid, push, wish, campaign, conjure, constrict, machinate, weightlift

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. pressverb

    Synonyms:
    compress, squeeze, crowd, crush

  2. pressverb

    Synonyms:
    constrain, compel, force, drive

  3. pressverb

    Synonyms:
    enjoin, enforce, urge, inculcate

  4. pressverb

    Synonyms:
    bear heavily

  5. pressverb

    Synonyms:
    hasten, hurry, push, rush

  6. pressverb

    Synonyms:
    crowd, throng, force a way

  7. pressnoun

    Synonyms:
    printing-press

  8. pressnoun

    Synonyms:
    literature, literary publications

  9. pressnoun

    Synonyms:
    crowd, throng, multitude

  10. pressnoun

    Synonyms:
    urgency, pressure, hurry

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. pressnoun

    Synonyms:
    pressure, urgency

  2. pressverb

    Synonyms:
    squeeze, crowd, compress, urge, crowd, express, embrace, hug, clasp, oppress, enjoin, constrain

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How to use press in a sentence?

  1. Mark Leibovich:

    One of my peeves is that the press always says, 'Oh, well, the voters are just frustrated and angry.' And they just use those stupid graveyard words over and over again. I mean, what we're talking about here in the Republican Party is, I would say ... racism, gullibility. I mean, words that are less flattering than frustrating and angry.

  2. Lance Trover:

    The primary elections are over and rather than issuing partisan press releases, the speaker needs to end his month-long vacation and begin working with the governor to enact a balanced budget alongside structural reforms that grow our economy.

  3. Mario Cristobal:

    When you say someone's offer, I haven't talked to anyone, let's not create narratives as we sit in this press conference. Oregon is working on some stuff for me and that's what I have right now.

  4. Jenny Sushe:

    I did not encourage or consent to Kubrat Pulev grabbing my face, kissing me, or grabbing my backside, i was there at the event covering the boxing match as a professional member of the press. Kissing a woman on her lips without her consent and grabbing her is not acceptable.

  5. Joseph Pulitzer:

    An able, disinterested, public-spirited press, with trained intelligence to know the right and courage to do it, can preserve that public virtue without which popular government is a sham and a mockery. A cynical, mercenary, demagogic press will produce in time a people as base as itself.


Translations for press

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  • ضغط, صحافة, ي� عطArabic
  • матбуғатBashkir
  • premsa, prémer, impressoraCatalan, Valencian
  • lis, tisk, stisknout, tisknoutCzech
  • Presse, Druckerpresse, drückenGerman
  • presiloEsperanto
  • prensa, presionar, oprimir, pres, prensarSpanish
  • مطبوعات, افشردنPersian
  • paino, lehdistö, komero, painokone, painaa, kaappi, puristin, punnerrusFinnish
  • presse, imprimerie, pressoir, presser, appuyerFrench
  • priosIrish
  • preasScottish Gaelic
  • presionar, prensa, prensarGalician
  • עיתונותHebrew
  • प्रेस, दबानाHindi
  • nyomás, sajtó, nyom, benyom, prés, szekrény, megnyomHungarian
  • սեղմել, մամուլArmenian
  • persIndonesian
  • presarIdo
  • pressa, stampa, premere, torchioItalian
  • 棚, パンツプレッサー, メディア, タンス, 押し花器, ズボンプレス, ズボンプレッサー, パンツプレス, 押す, 圧搾機, 報道, 印刷機, プレスJapanese
  • 미디어, 누르다Korean
  • perehi, kūeneMāori
  • drukken, persDutch
  • prasaPolish
  • prensa, imprensa, pressionar, insistir, prensarPortuguese
  • соковыжималка, печатный станок, жать, нажать, пресс, пресса, печать, нажимать, давить, надавитьRussian
  • trycka, press, tryckpressSwedish
  • பத்திரிகைTamil
  • หนังสือพิมพ์, ดัน, กดThai
  • دباناUrdu
  • ấn, ép, báo chíVietnamese

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