Results for press

Definitions of press:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To bear heavily; move forward with steady force; as, to press on one's way; collect in throngs; crowd; to be urgent or insistent; as, time presses.

part of speech: verb transitive

To squeeze or crush strongly: to hug: to drive with violence: to bear heavily on: to distress: to urge: to inculcate with earnestness.

part of speech: noun

PRESSER.

part of speech: noun

An instrument or machine for condensing, crushing, etc.; a printing machine; newspaper and magazine literature; as, the power of the press; a crowd; a throng; act of crowding forward; pressure; urgency of affairs; a closet with shelves.

part of speech: verb transitive

( orig.) To engage men by prest or earnest- money for the public service: to carry men off by violence to become soldiers or sailors.

part of speech: verb transitive

To bear heavily down upon; squeeze or crush strongly; hug or embrace; urge; compel; crowd upon; to force to hurry; make smooth, as cloth, etc.; formerly, to force for service into the navy.

part of speech: noun

An instr. or machine for compressing bodies; a printing- machine; the art or business of printing and publishing; the whole literature of a country- usually restricted to the literature of newspapers; a crowd; urgency; violent tendency; a small closet with shelves; a close, movable, wooden case having shelves; in Scrip., a wine- vat or cistern.

part of speech: noun

An instrument for squeezing bodies: a printing machine: the art or business of printing and publishing: act of urging forward: urgency: a crowd: a closet for holding articles,- THE PRESS, the literature of a country, esp. newspapers.

part of speech: verb

To urge with force or weight; to crush or compress; to urge or enforce; to hurry; to overwork; to embrace closely; to force into a service, as the naval service- see prest; to distress or bear strongly on; to act with compulsive force; to go forward with impulsive eagerness; to crowd or throng; to urge with importunity; to push against.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To exert pressure: to push with force: to crowd: to go forward with violence: to urge with vehemence and importunity: to exert a strong influence.

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