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Verb
To make a claim
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To move or cause to move into a position of contact with something by exerting continuous physical force
“Use a squeegee to press the sticker down flat firmly.”
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To compress, crush or squeeze something, altering its shape in the process
“Peel and grate the ginger, then press through a sieve to extract the juice.”
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To flatten or smooth out by applying pressure or heat
“She teaches them to iron a shirt in three minutes and how to press a pair of trousers.”
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To force items into a compressed space
“I would continue to press the mass of clothing into the suitcase until I was finally able to close it.”
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To crowd or gather together
“In inclement weather, the crowd would press together in the small monastic chapel, overflowing into the foyer and dining room.”
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To force one's way (through something)
“I try to press through the crowd to reach him, but as usual, I'm too small.”
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To hold close (within one's arms)
“She could only shed tears, and press her child to her bosom, while she lifted up her eyes to Heaven in thankfulness for its preservation.”
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To squeeze someone or something with one's hand
“She hugged him about his broad shoulders, and he pressed her hand affectionately.”
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To plead or put forward strongly
“They courageously continued to press their case for equal rights despite how futile the situation looked.”
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To ask for something, especially earnestly or forcefully
“He continued to press for a Royal Commission to investigate the finances of each institution.”
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To effectively force (someone) to do something
“The company would press their workers into accepting new contracts.”
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To emphasize, stress, or indicate the importance of
“The problem of social inequality arises because of such macro-level forces, which press the need for postsecondary education.”
Noun
Plural for organizations or people working in media and communications collectively
“The mill of rumors reported by the press about her purported activities would result in growing hostility toward her.”
Noun
Plural for an organization that prints or publishes printed material
“As part of my professional life in education, I was involved in running a small university press, which published academic books.”
Noun
Plural for a machine used for printing material, especially for publication
“Early printers used a wooden press, types, paper, and ink.”
Noun
Plural for coverage in media
“I was still attracting a lot of publicity and getting good press about my Green Cross Code work.”
Noun
Plural for a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals
“There was still a press of people around the Victoria Memorial.”
Noun
(especially Ireland and Scotland) Plural for a piece of furniture, typically with shelves, used for storage
“Put the dishes and cups in the press.”
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