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Verb
To force (something) into or through a restricted space
“So there I was in LA, sitting on top of my suitcase, trying to squeeze one last piece of fabric into it.”
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To reduce in size or volume by pressing together
Squeeze the airbag as much as possible until flat.”
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To force one's way through
“The medic would finally manage to squeeze through the crowd to get to the patient.”
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To manage to get into or through a narrow or restricted space
“We would squeeze ourselves into a tiny motel room.”
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To apply external pressure on
“Andrew felt a small hand tightly squeeze his shoulder.”
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To make room for
“The doctor is very busy. But I can squeeze you in for a quick two o'clock appointment.”
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To extract (a liquid or a soft substance) from something by compressing or twisting it
“Drain in a colander and press down with a masher to squeeze out excess liquid.”
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To hug, hold or embrace tightly
“He just wanted to squeeze her tight in his arms to keep her fears at bay.”
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To obtain with great effort or difficulty
“His parents, who were subsistence farmers, could barely squeeze a living from their small plot of land.”
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To derive or extract something from someone, especially underhandedly
“This conman has tried every method in the book to squeeze every last cent out of me.”
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To pressure someone into doing something
“Let's try to squeeze the suspect and find out what he really knows.”
Noun
Issues or things that need to be resolved
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Plural for a state of being forced into a small or restricted space
“It was a tight squeeze in his truck, but none of us cared.”
Noun
Plural for an act of squeezing something
“A gentle squeeze of the bottle will allow its contents to exude from the top.”
Noun
Plural for a small amount of liquid extracted from something by squeezing
“It's also good with a squeeze of lemon or shavings of Parmesan tossed through at the end.”
Noun
Plural for the process of compacting something, usually by pressing or applying pressure
“We can now show how the squeeze of light can lead to the formation of qualitatively new kinds of topological states.”
Noun
Plural for a much-loved person, especially a significant other
“Guys would begin hanging out there, hoping to become her main squeeze.”
Noun
Plural for a hug or embrace
“Jerry rushed into the house and picked me up in a tight squeeze and twirled me around.”
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