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1. press

verb. ['ˈprɛs'] exert pressure or force to or upon.

Synonyms

  • weigh down
  • push
  • craunch
  • knuckle
  • bear down on
  • crunch
  • squash
  • press down on
  • mash
  • crush
  • squeeze
  • grind
  • squelch
  • cranch
  • touch
  • drag down

Antonyms

  • curse
  • bless
  • underbid
  • outbid

Etymology

  • presse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • presser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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  • abbottstown
  • abbotstown
  • run-down
  • mcquown
  • facedown
  • downtown
  • uptown
  • renown
  • mcgown
  • mccown
  • mccoun
  • frown
  • drown
  • crowne
  • crown
  • clown
  • browne
  • brown
  • towne
  • town
  • shoun
  • noun
  • lown
  • gown
  • downe
  • around

2. press

verb. ['ˈprɛs'] force or impel in an indicated direction.

Synonyms

  • push
  • rush
  • bear on
  • preach
  • advise
  • counsel
  • exhort
  • advocate
  • urge
  • rede
  • urge on

Antonyms

  • undress
  • unrefined
  • linger
  • unhurried

Etymology

  • presse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • presser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. press

verb. ['ˈprɛs'] squeeze or press together.

Synonyms

  • overbear
  • gag
  • strangulate
  • strangle
  • fret
  • constrict
  • squeeze
  • choke
  • scrag
  • astringe
  • contract
  • compact
  • tighten
  • convulse
  • compress
  • prim

Antonyms

  • adience
  • abience
  • uncover
  • stand still

Etymology

  • presse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • presser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. press

verb. ['ˈprɛs'] place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure.

Synonyms

  • iron
  • flatten out
  • flatten
  • calender

Antonyms

  • demote
  • make peace
  • defend
  • surrender

Etymology

  • presse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • presser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. press

verb. ['ˈprɛs'] to be oppressive or burdensome.

Synonyms

  • weigh
  • count

Antonyms

  • inconsequence
  • mistrust
  • distrust

Etymology

  • presse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • presser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. press

noun. ['ˈprɛs'] the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines.

Synonyms

  • public press
  • free press
  • mag
  • paper
  • print media
  • newspaper
  • press corps

Antonyms

  • unstuff
  • free
  • stimulate
  • deprive

Etymology

  • presse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • presser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. press

verb. ['ˈprɛs'] create by pressing.

Synonyms

  • create

Antonyms

  • multiply
  • integrate

Etymology

  • presse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • presser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. down

adverb. ['ˈdaʊn'] spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position.

Synonyms

  • downward
  • downwardly

Antonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly
  • up

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

9. down

adjective. ['ˈdaʊn'] being or moving lower in position or less in some value.

Synonyms

  • set
  • downbound
  • thrown
  • descending
  • behind
  • downfield
  • downward
  • weak
  • low
  • fallen

Antonyms

  • high
  • up
  • night school
  • disqualify

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

10. down

verb. ['ˈdaʊn'] drink down entirely.

Synonyms

  • toss off
  • belt down
  • drink down
  • bolt down
  • kill
  • imbibe
  • pour down
  • drink

Antonyms

  • imperceptible
  • smart
  • infallible
  • irregular

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)
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