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1. squeeze [ v ] to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
Examples: "crush an aluminum can" "squeeze a lemon"

Used in print:

(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)

Trust Eileen to squeeze all the drama out of a situation .

Synonyms squeeze crush mash squash squelch Related Terms press telescope tread wring stamp steamroller crusher mash crush

2. squeeze [ v ] press firmly
Examples: "He squeezed my hand"

Used in print:

(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)

Then , by squeezing her foot three times , he came_up - presto - with a different diagnosis with each squeeze .

( He explained that he could diagnose these ailments from squeezing her foot because all_of the nervous_system was connected to it . )

(Howard Fast, April Morning....)

I had squeezed the trigger of my own gun , and to my amazement , it had fired and kicked_back into my shoulder with the force of an angry mule ; and then I was adding my own voice to the crescendo of sound , hurling more vile language than I ever thought I knew , sobbing and shouting , and aware that if I had passed_water before , it was not enough , for my pants were soaking wet .

Synonyms squeeze Related Terms press clench squirt extrude wring_out

3. squeeze [ v ] squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
Examples: "I squeezed myself into the corner"

Used in print:

(Alex Gordon, The Cipher....)

Hoag crossed the narrow street , squeezing between parked cars to reach the sidewalk .

(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)

Squeezing a look between Johnson 's fat jowls and the car frame a handsome and still darkhaired lady inquired `` Y_'_all_drahve '' ?

Synonyms squeeze force wedge Related Terms move compress impact wedge

4. squeeze [ n ] the act of gripping and pressing firmly
Examples: "he gave her cheek a playful squeeze"

Used in print:

(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)

Then , by squeezing her foot three times , he came_up - presto - with a different diagnosis with each squeeze .

Synonyms squeeze squeezing Related Terms compression expression extrusion constriction pinch

5. squeeze [ v ] obtain by coercion or intimidation
Examples: "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"

Synonyms gouge rack wring squeeze extort Related Terms overcharge bleed swindler extortion

6. squeeze [ v ] hug, usually with fondness
Examples: "Hug me, please" "They embraced"

Synonyms hug embrace squeeze bosom Related Terms clasp interlock cuddle clinch embrace caressing bosom

7. squeeze [ v ] to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
Examples: "He squeezed her for information"

Synonyms force coerce pressure squeeze hale Related Terms compel drive bring_oneself terrorize steamroller bludgeon dragoon squeeze_for turn_up_the_heat pressure imperativeness compulsion power_play act

8. squeeze [ v ] squeeze or press together
Examples: "she compressed her lips" "the spasm contracted the muscle"

Synonyms press contract compress constrict compact squeeze Related Terms tighten choke choke choke prim convulse strangulate convulse astringe bear_down press contractile_organ compression contracture constriction compressor compression

9. squeeze [ v ] press or force
Examples: "Stuff money into an envelope" "She thrust the letter into his hand"

Synonyms thrust stuff squeeze shove Related Terms push shove

10. squeeze [ n ] a tight or amorous embrace
Examples: "come here and give me a big hug"

Synonyms clinch squeeze hug Related Terms embrace clench

11. squeeze [ n ] (slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend
Examples: "she was his main squeeze"

Synonyms squeeze Related Terms lover cant

12. squeeze [ n ] the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space
Examples: "getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze"

Synonyms squeeze Related Terms constriction

13. squeeze [ n ] a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer
Examples: "increased expenses put a squeeze on profits"

Synonyms squeeze Related Terms loss

14. squeeze [ n ] a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high

Synonyms liquidity_crisis squeeze credit_crunch Related Terms financial_condition

15. squeeze [ v ] squeeze tightly between the fingers
Examples: "He pinched her behind" "She squeezed the bottle"

Synonyms pinch nip twinge tweet squeeze twitch vellicate Related Terms grip tweak claw pinch

16. squeeze [ n ] a twisting squeeze
Examples: : "gave the wet cloth a wring"

Synonyms wring squeeze Related Terms movement wring

17. squeeze [ n ] an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power

Synonyms squeeze_play squeeze power_play Related Terms attempt extort

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