Nouns (7)

n. the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space; "getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze"
squeeze, clinch, hug
n. a tight or amorous embrace; "come here and give me a big hug"
wring, squeeze
n. a twisting squeeze; "gave the wet cloth a wring"
n. the situation where the player is forced to play a potentially winning card on a trick he cannot win

Verbs (18)

v. press firmly; "He squeezed my hand"
press firmly, squeeze
v. press firmly; "He squeezed my hand"
squeeze, shove, stuff, thrust
v. press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"
wring, gouge, rack, squeeze, extort
v. 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"
force, pressure, squeeze, hale, coerce
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"; "He squeezed her for information"
v. to force to play a potentially winning card on a trick he cannot win

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Fuzzynyms (150)

stroking, stroke
n. a light touch with the hands
bind, constipate
v. cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate you"
deoxidise, deoxidize, reduce
v. to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons
reduce, shrink
v. reduce in size; reduce physically; "Hot water will shrink the sweater"; "Can you shrink this image?"
shrivel, shrink
v. decrease in size, range, or extent; "His earnings shrank"; "My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me"
v. bring together into a single whole or system; "The town and county schools are being consolidated"
v. shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth
concentrate, condense, digest
v. make more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a summary"
condense, concentrate, contract
v. make more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a summary"
drop, flatten
v. lower the pitch of (musical notes)
contract, concentrate, condense
v. compress or concentrate; "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"
flatten out, flatten
v. become flat or flatter; "The landscape flattened"
incorporate, integrate
v. make into a whole or make part of a whole; "She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal"
v. become one; become integrated; "The students at this school integrate immediately, despite their different backgrounds"
v. necessitate or exact; "the water shortage compels conservation"
urge on, exhort, press, urge
v. force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"
v. compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way; "People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!"; "Heat makes you sweat"
require, need, want
v. have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
v. become assimilated into the body; "Protein digests in a few hours"
v. push with the shoulders; "He shouldered his way into the crowd"
v. carry a burden, either real or metaphoric; "shoulder the burden"
v. lift onto one's shoulders
smoothen, shine, smooth, polish
v. make (a surface) shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"
smoothen, smooth
v. make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the surface of the wood"
even out, even, level, flush
v. make level or straight; "level the ground"
v. provide with a binding; "bind the books in leather"
wrench, wring
v. twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one's hand"
wrench, wring
v. twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one's hand"
exert force on, do forcibly, force
v. do forcibly; exert force; "Don't force it!"
take out
v. remove something from a container or an enclosed space
take out
v. remove something from a container or an enclosed space
pull together, collect, garner, gather
v. assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
combine, aggregate
v. gather in a mass, sum, or whole
v. to assemble in proper sequence; "collate the papers"
v. press firmly; "He squeezed my hand"
pack together, compact, compress
v. make more compact by or as if by pressing; "compress the data"
v. exert pressure or force to or upon; "He pressed down on the boards"; "press your thumb on this spot"
run up, hoist
v. raise; "hoist the flags"; "hoist a sail"
pinch, crimp
v. make ridges into by pinching together
commix, amalgamate, unify, mingle, mix
v. to bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"
turn out, boot out, turf out, chuck out, exclude, eject
v. put out or expel from a place; "The unruly student was excluded from the game"
impel, propel
v. cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship"
v. propel with force; "launch the space shuttle"; "Launch a ship"
v. shoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult; "the enemy catapulted rocks towards the fort"
send off, project
v. throw, send, or cast forward; "project a missile"
v. push or shove upward, as if from below or behind; "The singer had to be boosted onto the stage by a special contraption"
v. urge forward; "drive the cows into the barn"
v. fill tightly with a material; "stuff a pillow with feathers"
force, squeeze, wedge
v. squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the corner"
v. push roughly; "the people pushed and shoved to get in line"
force, storm
v. take by force; "Storm the fort"
jimmy, lever, prize, prise, pry
v. to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"
v. throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"
v. contour economically or efficiently
v. make timid or fearful; "Her boss intimidates her"
shove, jostle
v. come into rough contact with while moving; "The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train"
v. shove one's elbow into another person's ribs
start, jump, startle
v. move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room"
bring up, get up, elevate, lift, raise
v. raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
hike up, boost, hike
v. increase; "The landlord hiked up the rents"
bring forward, advance
v. cause to move forward; "Can you move the car seat forward?"
v. crowd together too much
v. keep, move, or drive animals; "Who will be herding the cattle when the cowboy dies?"
v. hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally; "drive a ball"
thrust, hurtle, hurl, lunge
v. make a thrusting forward movement
squeeze, shove, stuff, thrust
v. press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"
v. get by trying hard; "she hustled a free lunch from the waiter"
plough, plow
v. move in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil; "The ship plowed through the water"
v. join in an affiliation; "The two colleges affiliated"; "They affiliated with a national group"
bear, carry, hold
v. support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"
bond, attach, tie, bind
v. create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"

Synonyms (5)

squeeze out, wring out
v. extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing; "wring out the washcloth"
v. wet with a spurt of liquid; "spurt the wall with water"
squeeze out, extrude
v. form or shape by forcing through an opening; "extrude steel"

Antonyms (1)

v. hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing; "pull the ball"


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