re-press
transitive verb Date: 14th century to press again <
re-press a record
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • re-press — (ˈ)rē|pres transitive verb Etymology: re + press : to press again re press bricks in a mold after coming from the brick machine and before burning in kiln was re pressed into government service Whitney Balliett re press a record * * * /ree pres / …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|press — «rih PREHS», transitive verb. 1. to prevent from acting; check: »She repressed an impulse to cough. To save his life he could not repress a chuckle (Booth Tarkington). SYNONYM(S): curb, restrain. 2. to keep down; put down; suppress: »The dictator …   Useful english dictionary

  • re-press — ☆ re press [rē pres′] vt. to press again; esp., to make new copies of (a recording) from the original master …   English World dictionary

  • re-press — /ree pres /, v.t., v.i. to press again or anew. [1870 75; RE + PRESS1] * * * …   Universalium

  • re-press — [[t]ˈriˈprɛs[/t]] v. t. v. i. to press again • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • re-press — /ˌri ˈprɛs/ (say .ree pres) verb (t) to press again …   Australian English dictionary

  • re·press — …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|press´i|ble — re|press «rih PREHS», transitive verb. 1. to prevent from acting; check: »She repressed an impulse to cough. To save his life he could not repress a chuckle (Booth Tarkington). SYNONYM(S): curb, restrain. 2. to keep down; put down; suppress: »The …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|press´er — re|press «rih PREHS», transitive verb. 1. to prevent from acting; check: »She repressed an impulse to cough. To save his life he could not repress a chuckle (Booth Tarkington). SYNONYM(S): curb, restrain. 2. to keep down; put down; suppress: »The …   Useful english dictionary

  • ir´re|press´i|bly — ir|re|press|i|ble «IHR ih PREHS uh buhl», adjective. that cannot be repressed or restrained; uncontrollable: »irrepressible laughter, irrepressible wrath. –ir´re|press´i|ble|ness, noun. –ir´re|press´i|bly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

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