The state of demanding notice or attention:
— The press of business matters.
The print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines.
synonym: public press.
Dutch: drukwerk, pers
A machine used for printing.
synonym: printing press.
Dutch: drukpers, pers
Polish: maszyna drukarska
A dense crowd of people.
A tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes.
Dutch: kast, kledingkast, kleerkast
Polish: szafa na ubrania, szafa ubraniowa
Clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use.
Any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids.
synonym: mechanical press.
A weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead.
synonym: military press.
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.
Exert pressure or force to or upon.
Force or impel in an indicated direction.
Dutch: aandrijven, aanjagen, aanmanen, aanporren, aansporen, aanzetten, drijven, dringen, instigeren, manen ... show more
To be oppressive or burdensome:
— Something pressed on his mind.
Place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure.
Squeeze or press together:
— She compressed her lips.
Dutch: comprimeren, persen, samendrukken
Create by pressing.
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.
Press from a plastic:
— Press a record.
synonym: press out.
Make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby.
Ask for or request earnestly.
Dutch: bezweren, smeken
Moby thesaurus: AP, Associated Press, Fleet Street, Reuters, UPI, United Press International, accelerate, advice, adviser, advocate, annex, announcer, annunciator, apply pressure, army, ask, aspirator, assault, assemble, assert ... show more.
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