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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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Example sentences of the word press-on


1. Noun Phrase
Slowly press on the floor with your pelvis and hands to lift the torso upward.

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. press

noun. ['ˈprɛs'] a machine used for printing.

Synonyms

  • bed
  • rotary press
  • cylinder press
  • machine
  • printing press
  • standing press

Antonyms

  • stifle
  • diverge
  • miss
  • disengage

Etymology

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

9. on

adverb. ['ˈɑːn, ˈɔn'] with a forward motion.

Antonyms

  • unrelated

Etymology

  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • on (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • ón (Old Norse)

10. on

adjective. ['ˈɑːn, ˈɔn'] in operation or operational.

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • on (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • ón (Old Norse)
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