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To press or squeeze something - thesaurus

Synonyms

press

verb

to push one thing against another

squeeze

verb

to press something firmly, especially with your hands

depress

verb

formal to press something down

rub

verb

to press and move your hands or an object over a surface

bite into

to press hard into a surface

compress

verb

to press or squeeze something so that it fits into a smaller space

crush

verb

to press something so hard that it breaks into very small pieces

grind

verb

to press something down onto a surface using a lot of force

scrunch

verb

to press or squeeze something into a smaller shape

nip

verb

to squeeze something between your thumb and fingers

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bear down

to push or press downwards

buzz

verb

spoken to press a buzzer to attract someone’s attention

dig in

if something digs in, it presses hard into something else

dig into

to press hard into something

dig into

to make something press hard into another thing

exert

verb

formal to put force or physical pressure on something

flatten

verb

to press yourself against something

pack

verb

to press something such as soil or snow into a solid hard mass

punch

verb

to press a button or switch

push

verb

to press a button on a machine

rub

verb

to press and move one object against another or against a surface

squish

verb

informal to press hard on a person or a soft object or substance

tread

verb

British to press or crush something into the floor or ground when you walk

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