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Synonyms of squeezing

Noun


1. squeeze, squeezing, compression, compressing

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

Verb


1. squash, crush, squelch, mash, squeeze, press

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

2. squeeze, press

usage: press firmly; "He squeezed my hand"

3. wedge, squeeze, force, move, displace

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

4. coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force, compel, oblige, obligate

usage: 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"

5. extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring, overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook

usage: 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"

6. thrust, stuff, shove, squeeze, push, force

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

7. pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip, twitch, grip

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

8. embrace, hug, bosom, squeeze, clasp

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

9. 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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