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squeeze

squeeze

squeeze - Dictionary definition and meaning for word squeeze

Definition
(noun) the act of gripping and pressing firmly
Synonyms : squeezing
Example Sentence
  • he gave her cheek a playful squeeze

Definition
(noun) a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
Definition
(noun) a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer
Example Sentence
  • increased expenses put a squeeze on profits

Definition
(noun) (slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend
Example Sentence
  • she was his main squeeze

Definition
(noun) a twisting squeeze
Synonyms : wring
Example Sentence
  • gave the wet cloth a wring

Definition
(noun) an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
Synonyms : power play , squeeze play
Example Sentence
  • she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away

Definition
(noun) a tight or amorous embrace
Synonyms : clinch , hug
Example Sentence
  • come here and give me a big hug

Definition
(noun) the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space
Example Sentence
  • getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze

Definition
(verb) to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
Synonyms : crush , mash , squash , squelch
Example Sentence
  • crush an aluminum can
  • squeeze a lemon

Definition
(verb) press firmly
Example Sentence
  • He squeezed my hand

Definition
(verb) squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
Synonyms : force , wedge
Example Sentence
  • I squeezed myself into the corner

Definition
(verb) to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :
Synonyms : coerce , force , hale , pressure
Example Sentence
  • She forced him to take a job in the city
  • He squeezed her for information

Definition
(verb) obtain by coercion or intimidation
Synonyms : extort , gouge , rack , wring
Example Sentence
  • They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss
  • They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him

Definition
(verb) press or force
Synonyms : shove , stuff , thrust
Example Sentence
  • Stuff money into an envelope
  • She thrust the letter into his hand

Definition
(verb) squeeze tightly between the fingers
Synonyms : nip , pinch , tweet , twinge , twitch
Example Sentence
  • He pinched her behind
  • She squeezed the bottle

Definition
(verb) squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
Synonyms : bosom , embrace , hug
Example Sentence
  • Hug me, please
  • They embraced
  • He hugged her close to him

Definition
(verb) squeeze or press together
Synonyms : compact , compress , constrict , contract , press
Example Sentence
  • she compressed her lips
  • the spasm contracted the muscle

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