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Synonyms of compress

Noun


1. compress, dressing, medical dressing

usage: a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)

Verb


1. compress, compact, pack together, wedge, squeeze, force

usage: make more compact by or as if by pressing; "compress the data"

2. compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press, tighten

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

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