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Synonyms of impress

Noun


1. impress, impressment, seizure

usage: the act of coercing someone into government service

Verb


1. affect, impress, move, strike

usage: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"

2. impress, affect, impress, move, strike

usage: impress positively; "The young chess player impressed her audience"

3. impress, ingrain, instill, affect, impress, move, strike

usage: produce or try to produce a vivid impression of; "Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us"

4. impress, imprint, change surface

usage: mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; "To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"

5. print, impress, write

usage: reproduce by printing

6. shanghai, impress, kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch

usage: take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship; "The men were shanghaied after being drugged"

7. impress, yarn-dye, dye

usage: dye (fabric) before it is spun

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