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Synonyms for pressing
ˈprɛs ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. press, pressure, pressing(noun)

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

    Antonyms:
    pleading, imploring, beseeching

  2. pressing(adj)

    a metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press

    Synonyms:
    pressure, press

    Antonyms:
    imploring, pleading, beseeching

  3. pressing, urgent(adj)

    compelling immediate action

    "too pressing to permit of longer delay"; "the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'"; "bridges in urgent need of repair"

    Synonyms:
    urgent

    Antonyms:
    imploring, pleading, beseeching

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pressing

    Synonyms:
    urgent compulsory, importunate

    Antonyms:
    unimportant, slight, trivial, light

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pressing(a.)

    Synonyms:
    urgent, importunate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pressing(a)

    Synonyms:
    urgent, importunate, exigent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    urgent, compelling, acute, imperative, pulsar, immediate, pushing, dire, press

How to pronounce pressing?

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How to say pressing in sign language?

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How to use pressing in a sentence?

  1. Samantha Power:

    In the immediate term this means working with and pressing South Sudan's leadership to provide for security in Juba, to safeguard freedom of movement and to provide for unfettered humanitarian access.

  2. James Kavanaugh:

    There was effectively a pause as clients understandably dealt with their most pressing needs.

  3. Gareth Stace:

    The prime minister can demonstrate that he is prepared to lead this commitment by stepping in this week and pressing the Chinese premier about the dumping of under-priced steel which is one of the major factors killing our industry.

  4. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    Time is pressing, so we - the older ones, I am 65 years old - must make sure that we take the impatience of young people positively and constructively.

  5. Lee Wasserman:

    In America, when civic associations come together to address pressing societal concerns, that is considered a good thing - not a conspiracy.


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