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9 dicționare găsite pentru press
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Press \Press\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pressed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Pressing.] [F. presser, fr. L. pressare to press, fr.
     premere, pressum, to press. Cf. Print, v.]
     1. To urge, or act upon, with force, as weight; to act upon
        by pushing or thrusting, in distinction from pulling; to
        crowd or compel by a gradual and continued exertion; to
        bear upon; to squeeze; to compress; as, we press the
        ground with the feet when we walk; we press the couch on
        which we repose; we press substances with the hands,
        fingers, or arms; we are pressed in a crowd.
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              Good measure, pressed down, and shaken together.
                                                    --Luke vi. 38.
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     2. To squeeze, in order to extract the juice or contents of;
        to squeeze out, or express, from something.
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              From sweet kernels pressed,
              She tempers dulcet creams.            --Milton.
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              And I took the grapes, and pressed them into
              Pharaoh's cup, and I gave the cup into Pharaoh's
              hand.                                 --Gen. xl. 11.
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     3. To squeeze in or with suitable instruments or apparatus,
        in order to compact, make dense, or smooth; as, to press
        cotton bales, paper, etc.; to smooth by ironing; as, to
        press clothes.
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     4. To embrace closely; to hug.
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              Leucothoe shook at these alarms,
              And pressed Palemon closer in her arms. --Pope.
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     5. To oppress; to bear hard upon.
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              Press not a falling man too far.      --Shak.
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     6. To straiten; to distress; as, to be pressed with want or
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     7. To exercise very powerful or irresistible influence upon
        or over; to constrain; to force; to compel.
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              Paul was pressed in the spirit, and testified to the
              Jews that Jesus was Christ.           --Acts xviii.
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     8. To try to force (something upon some one); to urge or
        inculcate with earnestness or importunity; to enforce; as,
        to press divine truth on an audience.
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              He pressed a letter upon me within this hour.
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              Be sure to press upon him every motive. --Addison.
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     9. To drive with violence; to hurry; to urge on; to ply hard;
        as, to press a horse in a race.
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              The posts . . . went cut, being hastened and pressed
              on, by the king's commandment.        --Esther viii.
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     Note: Press differs from drive and strike in usually denoting
           a slow or continued application of force; whereas drive
           and strike denote a sudden impulse of force.
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     Pressed brick. See under Brick.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Press \Press\, n. (Zool.)
     An East Indian insectivore ({Tupaia ferruginea). It is
     arboreal in its habits, and has a bushy tail. The fur is
     soft, and varies from rusty red to maroon and to brownish
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Press \Press\, v. t. [Corrupt. fr. prest ready money advanced, a
     loan; hence, earnest money given soldiers on entering
     service. See Prest, n.]
     To force into service, particularly into naval service; to
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           To peaceful peasant to the wars is pressed. --Dryden.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Press \Press\, n. [For prest, confused with press.]
     A commission to force men into public service, particularly
     into the navy.
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           I have misused the king's press.         --Shak.
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     Press gang, or Pressgang, a detachment of seamen under
        the command of an officer empowered to force men into the
        naval service. See Impress gang, under Impress.
     Press money, money paid to a man enlisted into public
        service. See Prest money, under Prest, a.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Press \Press\, v. i.
     1. To exert pressure; to bear heavily; to push, crowd, or
        urge with steady force.
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     2. To move on with urging and crowding; to make one's way
        with violence or effort; to bear onward forcibly; to
        crowd; to throng; to encroach.
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              They pressed upon him for to touch him. --Mark iii.
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     3. To urge with vehemence or importunity; to exert a strong
        or compelling influence; as, an argument presses upon the
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Press \Press\, n. [F. presse. See 4th Press.]
     1. An apparatus or machine by which any substance or body is
        pressed, squeezed, stamped, or shaped, or by which an
        impression of a body is taken; sometimes, the place or
        building containing a press or presses.
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     Note: Presses are differently constructed for various
           purposes in the arts, their specific uses being
           commonly designated; as, a cotton press, a wine press,
           a cider press, a copying press, etc. See Drill press.
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     2. Specifically, a printing press.
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     3. The art or business of printing and publishing; hence,
        printed publications, taken collectively, more especially
        newspapers or the persons employed in writing for them;
        as, a free press is a blessing, a licentious press is a
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     4. An upright case or closet for the safe keeping of
        articles; as, a clothes press. --Shak.
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     5. The act of pressing or thronging forward.
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              In their throng and press to that last hold. --Shak.
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     6. Urgent demands of business or affairs; urgency; as, a
        press of engagements.
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     7. A multitude of individuals crowded together; ? crowd of
        single things; a throng.
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              They could not come nigh unto him for the press.
                                                    --Mark ii. 4.
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     Cylinder press, a printing press in which the impression is
        produced by a revolving cylinder under which the form
        passes; also, one in which the form of type or plates is
        curved around a cylinder, instead of resting on a flat
     Hydrostatic press. See under Hydrostatic.
     Liberty of the press, the free right of publishing books,
        pamphlets, or papers, without previous restraint or
        censorship, subject only to punishment for libelous,
        seditious, or morally pernicious matters.
     Press bed, a bed that may be folded, and inclosed, in a
        press or closet. --Boswell.
     Press of sail, (Naut.), as much sail as the state of the
        wind will permit.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

       n 1: newspaper writers and photographers [syn: fourth estate]
       2: the state of urgently demanding notice or attention; "the
          press of business matters" [syn: imperativeness, insistence,
           insistency, pressure]
       3: the gathering and publishing of news in the form of
          newspapers or magazines [syn: public press]
       4: a machine used for printing [syn: printing press]
       5: a dense crowd of people [syn: crush, jam]
       6: a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for
          clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
          [syn: wardrobe, closet]
       7: clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use
       8: any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut
          materials or extract liquids or compress solids [syn: mechanical
       9: a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder
          height and then smoothly lifted overhead [syn: military
       10: the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure; "he gave the
           button a press"; "he used pressure to stop the bleeding";
           "at the pressing of a button" [syn: pressure, pressing]
       v 1: exert pressure or force to or upon; "He pressed down on the
            boards"; "press your thumb on this spot"
       2: force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to
          finish his studies" [syn: urge, urge on, exhort]
       3: to be oppressive or burdensome; "weigh heavily on the mind",
          "Something pressed on his mind" [syn: weigh]
       4: place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure;
          "pressed flowers"
       5: squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the
          spasm contracted the muscle" [syn: compress, constrict,
           squeeze, compact, contract]
       6: crowd closely; "The crowds pressed along the street"
       7: create by pressing; "Press little holes into the soft clay"
       8: be urgent; "This is a pressing problem"
       9: exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to
          gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or
          person; be an advocate for; "The liberal party pushed for
          reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean
          is pushing for his favorite candidate" [syn: crusade, fight,
           campaign, push, agitate]
       10: press from a plastic; "press a record" [syn: press out]
       11: make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the
           baby; "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"
           [syn: push]
       12: lift weights; "This guy can press 300 pounds" [syn: weight-lift,
       13: ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to
           become good persons" [syn: bid, beseech, entreat, adjure,

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  427 Moby Thesaurus words for "press":
     AP, Associated Press, Fleet Street, Reuters, UPI,
     United Press International, accelerate, advice, adviser, advocate,
     annex, announcer, annunciator, apply pressure, army, ask,
     aspirator, assault, assemble, assert, attach, authority, bear,
     bear against, bear down on, bear down upon, bear hard upon,
     bear on, bear upon, bearing, bed, beg, beseech, beset, besiege,
     blandish, book publishing, boost, bosom, broadcast journalism,
     broadcasting, brook no denial, buck, bug, bull, bulldoze, bump,
     bump against, bundle, bunt, bustle, butt, butt against, buttonhole,
     cajole, calender, call, call on, call up, call upon, call-up,
     channel, clamp, clamping, clamping down, clasp, cleave to, clinch,
     clip, cluster, clutch, coax, cohue, collect, collectivize,
     commandeer, communalize, communicant, communications,
     communications industry, communicator, communize, compact, compel,
     composing room, compress, compression, compulsion,
     compulsory military service, concentrate, condense, confiscate,
     congest, congregate, conscript, conscription, consolidate,
     constrain, constraint, contend, converge, convergence, converging,
     corkscrew, cram, crisis, crowbar, crowd, crowding, crunch, crush,
     cylinder press, deluge, demand, densen, densify, depress, detach,
     detach for service, dig, dispatch, distrain, draft, draft call,
     drafting, drive, drive on, drove, dun, elbow, embosom, embrace,
     emergency, enfold, enlightener, enlist, enlistment, enroll,
     enrollment, ensphere, entreat, exert pressure, exhort, exigency,
     expedite, expert witness, express, expropriate, extractor,
     flatbed cylinder press, flatten, flock, flood, fold, force,
     force upon, forceps, forward, fourth estate, galaxy, garnish,
     gather, gathering, goad, gossipmonger, grapevine, haste, hasten,
     hasten on, haul, head, heap, heave, herd, hie on, high pressure,
     high-pressure, horde, host, hot-press, huddle, hug, hurry,
     hurry along, hurry on, hurry up, hurtle, hustle, hustle up, impel,
     imperativeness, importune, impound, impress, impressment, impulse,
     impulsion, induce, induct, induction, informant, information,
     information center, information medium, informer, insist,
     insist on, insist upon, intelligence, interviewee, iron, jab, jam,
     jawbone, jog, joggle, join, jolt, jostle, journalism, lean on,
     legion, levy, lie on, list, lobby, magazine publishing, maintain,
     makeready, mangle, mash, mass, meet, mill, mob, mobilization,
     mobilize, monitor, mouthpiece, move, multitude, muster, muster in,
     nag, nag at, nationalize, news, news agency, news medium,
     news service, newsiness, newsletter, newsmagazine, newsmonger,
     newspaper, newsworthiness, nip, notifier, nudge, oppress,
     overexert, overextend, overstrain, overtax, pack, panoply,
     paparazzi, persist, persuade, pester, pile, pile drive, pincers,
     pinch, pipette, plague, platen, platen press, plead with, pliers,
     ply, ply upon, poke, precipitate, press association, press down,
     press upon, pressroom, pressure, presswork, print medium,
     printing machine, printing office, printing press, printshop, prod,
     proofroom, propel, provoke, public press, public print,
     public relations officer, publisher, publishers, publishing,
     publishing house, publishing industry, pull, pump, punch, push,
     push on, push through, push upon, put pressure on, quicken, rabble,
     rack, radio, railroad through, raise, ram, ram down, rash impulse,
     rattle, recommend, recruit, recruiting, recruitment, replevin,
     replevy, reportage, reporter, request, rest on, roll, rotary press,
     rotogravure press, rout, ruck, run, run against, rush, rush along,
     sadden, seethe, selective service, separator, sequester,
     sequestrate, shake, shoulder, shove, sign on, sign up, siphon,
     smooth, socialize, soft-soap, solidify, source, spate, speed,
     speed along, speed up, spokesman, spur, squab, squash, squeeze,
     squeezing, squish, stampede, stand on, steam, stick to, strain,
     strain every nerve, stress, stretch, stuff, summon, summons, swarm,
     sweat blood, sweet-talk, take no denial, tamp, tax, tease,
     telegraph agency, television, teller, tense, tension,
     the fourth estate, the press, throng, thronging, thrust,
     thrust upon, tidings, tighten, tightening, tipster, tout, tug,
     tweak, tweezers, urge, urge upon, urgency, vacuum pump, wad up,
     web, web press, weigh down, weigh on, weigh upon, wheedle, whip,
     whip along, wire service, witness, word, work on, wringer  
Din dicționarul Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  PRESS. By a figure this word signifies the art of printing. The press is 
       2. All men have a right to print and publish whatever they may deem 
  proper, unless by doing so they infringe the rights of another, as in the 
  case of copyrights, (q.v.) when they may be enjoined. For any injury they 
  may commit against the public or individuals they may be punished, either by 
  indictment, or by a civil action at the suit of the party injured, when the 
  injury has been committed against a private individual. Vide Const. of the 
  U. S. Amend. art. 1, and Liberty of the Press. 

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