Definisi 'squeeze'
English to English
noun
1 the act of gripping and pressing firmly
Example:
• he gave her cheek a playful squeeze
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2 a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
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3 a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer
Example:
• increased expenses put a squeeze on profits
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4 (slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend
Example:
• she was his main squeeze
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5 a twisting squeeze
Example:
• gave the wet cloth a wring
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6 an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
Example:
• she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away
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7 a tight or amorous embrace
Example:
• come here and give me a big hug
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8 the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space
Example:
• getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze
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9 The act of one who squeezes; compression between bodies; pressure.
source: webster1913
10 The gradual closing of workings by the weight of the overlying strata.
source: webster1913
verb
11 to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
Example:
• crush an aluminum can
• squeeze a lemon
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12 press firmly
Example:
• He squeezed my hand
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13 squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
Example:
• I squeezed myself into the corner
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14 to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :
Example:
• She forced him to take a job in the city
• He squeezed her for information
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15 obtain by coercion or intimidation
Example:
• 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
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16 press or force
Example:
• Stuff money into an envelope
• She thrust the letter into his hand
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17 squeeze tightly between the fingers
Example:
• He pinched her behind
• She squeezed the bottle
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18 squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
Example:
• Hug me, please
• They embraced
• He hugged her close to him
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19 squeeze or press together
Example:
• she compressed her lips
• the spasm contracted the muscle
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20 To press between two bodies; to press together closely; to compress; often, to compress so as to expel juice, moisture, etc.; as, to squeeze an orange with the fingers; to squeeze the hand in friendship.
source: webster1913
21 To press; to urge one's way, or to pass, by pressing; to crowd; -- often with through, into, etc.; as, to squeeze hard to get through a crowd.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
nip, pinch, tweet, twinge, twitch, squeezing, squeeze out, wring out, eject, force out, act, move, argot, cant, jargon, lingo, patois, constriction, compressing, compression, embrace, embracement, loss, clasp, press, grip, displace,

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