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Synonyms for pressure
ˈprɛʃ ərpres·sure

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pressurenoun

    Synonyms:
    exigency, urgency, constraining, hurry, influence

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pressure, pressure level, force per unit areanoun

    the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)

    "the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure"

    Synonyms:
    imperativeness, press, force per unit area, pressure sensation, air pressure, pressure level, insistence, pressing, insistency, atmospheric pressure

  2. pressurenoun

    a force that compels

    "the public brought pressure to bear on the government"

    Synonyms:
    imperativeness, press, force per unit area, pressure sensation, air pressure, pressure level, insistence, pressing, insistency, atmospheric pressure

  3. press, pressure, pressingnoun

    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, pressing, pressure sensation, mechanical press, insistency, jam

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

  5. pressure, pressure sensationnoun

    the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin

    "the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal"

    Synonyms:
    imperativeness, press, force per unit area, pressure sensation, air pressure, pressure level, insistence, pressing, insistency, atmospheric pressure

  6. pressurenoun

    an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress

    Synonyms:
    imperativeness, press, force per unit area, pressure sensation, air pressure, pressure level, insistence, pressing, insistency, atmospheric pressure

  7. atmospheric pressure, air pressure, pressureverb

    the pressure exerted by the atmosphere

    Synonyms:
    insistency, press, force per unit area, pressure sensation, air pressure, pressure level, insistence, pressing, atmospheric pressure, imperativeness

  8. coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, forceverb

    to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"

    "He squeezed her for information"

    Synonyms:
    draw, storm, blackjack, crush, thrust, rack, ram, hale, press, blackmail, twitch, gouge, tweet, embrace, impel, force, shove, twinge, compress, hug, drive, constrict, cart, contract, extort, stuff, squeeze, squash, compact, pinch, drag, wring, mash, coerce, push, bosom, wedge, squelch, pull, haul

  9. blackmail, blackjack, pressureverb

    exert pressure on someone through threats

    Synonyms:
    blackmail, hale, coerce, blackjack, force, squeeze

Editors Contribution

  1. force

    strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement

    "he was thrown backward by the force of the explosion"

    Submitted by anonymous on April 2, 2020  
  2. stress

    a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.

    "he's obviously under a lot of stress"

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pressurenoun

    Synonyms:
    compressing, squeezing, crushing force

  2. pressurenoun

    Synonyms:
    influence, constraining force

  3. pressurenoun

    Synonyms:
    urgency, press, hurry

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How to use pressure in a sentence?

  1. Doug Collins:

    They don't have the evidence, they haven't started an impeachment inquiry, and they're trying to distract from both these realities in the face of pressure from the far left.

  2. Laura Cobb:

    When it comes to physical fitness, the best peer pressure to get moving could be coming from the person who sits across from you at the breakfast table.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    Bring home the gold... No pressure.

  4. Bruce Klingner:

    The US either want a door prize before The US come into the negotiating room, or The US're sending a signal as to what The US want, so it's trying to put pressure on The US to reduce pressure or provide benefits, if we want the process to continue.

  5. Yu Kangzhen:

    The risk of imported coronavirus is still huge and will put considerable pressure on livestock production.


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