Dictionary Results for squeeze


1. squeeze - noun

· the act of gripping and pressing firmly; "he gave her cheek a playful squeeze"

Synonym(s): squeezing

Hypernym(s): compression, compressing




2. squeeze - noun

· a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high

Synonym(s): credit_crunch, liquidity_crisis

Hypernym(s): financial_condition




3. squeeze - noun

· a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer; "increased expenses put a squeeze on profits"

Hypernym(s): loss, red_ink, red




4. squeeze - noun

· (slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend; "she was his main squeeze"

Hypernym(s): lover




5. squeeze - noun

· a twisting squeeze; "gave the wet cloth a wring"

Synonym(s): wring

Hypernym(s): movement, motion




6. squeeze - noun

· an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power; "she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away"

Synonym(s): power_play, squeeze_play

Hypernym(s): attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try




7. squeeze - noun

· a tight or amorous embrace; "come here and give me a big hug"

Synonym(s): hug, clinch

Hypernym(s): embrace, embracing, embracement




8. squeeze - noun

· the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space; "getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze"

Hypernym(s): constriction




9. squeeze - verb

· to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"

Synonym(s): squash, crush, squelch, mash

Hypernym(s): press




10. squeeze - verb

· press firmly; "He squeezed my hand"

Hypernym(s): press




11. squeeze - verb

· squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the corner"

Synonym(s): wedge, force

Hypernym(s): move, displace




12. squeeze - verb

· to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means; "She forced him to take a job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information"

Synonym(s): coerce, hale, pressure, force

Hypernym(s): compel, oblige, obligate




13. squeeze - verb

· obtain by coercion or intimidation; "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"

Synonym(s): extort, rack, gouge, wring

Hypernym(s): overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook




14. squeeze - verb

· press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"

Synonym(s): thrust, stuff, shove

Hypernym(s): push, force




15. squeeze - verb

· squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"

Synonym(s): pinch, twinge, tweet, nip, twitch

Hypernym(s): grip




16. squeeze - verb

· hold (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness; "Hug me, please"; "They embraced"; "He hugged her close to him"

Synonym(s): embrace, hug, bosom

Hypernym(s): clasp




17. squeeze - verb

· squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"

Synonym(s): compress, constrict, compact, contract, press

Hypernym(s): tighten





Word Search

The only site you need for word puzzles, home work, anagrams and scrabble games. The best site for two word anagram solutions.
   
UNSCRAMBLE-ANAGRAM
Enter the letters to get anagrams for the word
One Word Two Word
DICTIONARY
Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and related words
 
CROSSWORD FINDER
Enter the word below with '?' to indicate missing letters
RHYME
Enter the word to find the rhymes
 
FIND
Enter the letters of the beginning, middle or end of the word.

Beginning End Middle
Advertisement

Advertisement 2