press+upon

  • 1 Press — Press, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pressed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pressing}.] [F. presser, fr. L. pressare to press, fr. premere, pressum, to press. Cf. {Print}, v.] 1. To urge, or act upon, with force, as weight; to act upon by pushing or thrusting, in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 press — Synonyms and related words: AP, Associated Press, Fleet Street, Reuters, UPI, United Press International, accelerate, advice, adviser, advocate, annex, announcer, annunciator, apply pressure, army, ask, aspirator, assault, assemble, assert,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 3 press on — verb continue moving forward (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑push on, ↑plough on • Hypernyms: ↑advance, ↑progress, ↑pass on, ↑move on, ↑march on, ↑ …

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  • 4 press# — press n throng, crush, *crowd, mob, rout, horde Analogous words: *multitude, army, host, legion press vb Press, bear, bear down, squeeze, crowd, jam mean to exert pressure upon something or someone continuously or for a length of time. They are… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 Press to Play — Press to Play …

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  • 6 Press to Play — Album par Paul McCartney Sortie 1er septembre 1986 Enregistrement mars mai, octobre décembre 1985 Durée 58:53 Producteur …

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  • 7 Press Gazette — Press Gazette, formerly known as UK Press Gazette (UKPG), is a British media trade magazine dedicated to journalism and the press. It has been running for 41 years, and currently has around 2,700 subscribers and a circulation of around 4,600,… …

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  • 8 Press — Press, v. i. 1. To exert pressure; to bear heavily; to push, crowd, or urge with steady force. [1913 Webster] 2. To move on with urging and crowding; to make one s way with violence or effort; to bear onward forcibly; to crowd; to throng; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Press to Play — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Press to Play Álbum de Paul McCartney Publicación 1 de septiembre de 1986 Grabación Marzo mayo y octubre d …

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  • 10 press — I noun authors, columnists, commentators, contributors, correspondents, editors, interviewers, journalistic writers, journalists, literary publications, media, members of the media, members of the press, news business, news gatherers, newsmen,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 press — I. /prɛs / (say pres) verb (pressed or, Archaic, prest, pressing) –verb (t) 1. to act upon with weight or force. 2. to move by weight or force in a certain direction or into a certain position. 3. to compress or squeeze, as to alter in shape or… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 press — press1 pressable, adj. /pres/, v.t. 1. to act upon with steadily applied weight or force. 2. to move by weight or force in a certain direction or into a certain position: The crowd pressed him into a corner. 3. to compress or squeeze, as to alter …

    Universalium

  • 13 PRESS — This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction in australia and new zealand in belgium in canada in czechoslovakia in england yiddish press in france in germany and austria between the two world wars after world war ii… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 14 Press to Play — Infobox Album | Name = Press to Play Type = Album Artist = Paul McCartney Released = 1 September 1986 Recorded = March May October December 1985 Genre = Rock Length = 58:53 Label = Parlophone/EMI Capitol Records (US) Producer = Paul McCartney and …

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  • 15 press — I [[t]prɛs[/t]] v. t. 1) to act upon with steadily applied weight or force 2) to move by weight or force in a certain direction or into a certain position 3) to compress or squeeze, as to alter in shape or size 4) to subject to pressure 5) to… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 Press Gang — This article is about the British television series Press Gang. For the old military practice of pressing men into service, see Impressment. Infobox television show name = Press Gang caption = Opening titles genre = Comedy Drama camera = Single… …

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  • 17 press — 1. v. & n. v. 1 tr. apply steady force to (a thing in contact) (press a switch; pressed the two surfaces together). 2 tr. a compress or apply pressure to a thing to flatten, shape, or smooth it, as by ironing (got the curtains pressed). b squeeze …

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  • 18 Press Your Luck — infobox television show name = Press Your Luck caption = The Press Your Luck intro board, circa 1984 format = Game show runtime = 30 minutes creator = Bill Carruthers, Jan McCormack starring = Peter Tomarken (host) Rod Roddy (announcer) country …

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  • 19 Press Play on Tape — Infobox musical artist Name = PRESS PLAY ON TAPE Img capt = Img size = Landscape = yes Background = group or band Birth name = Alias = Born = Died = Origin = Instrument = Genre = Rock/Bitpop Occupation = Years active = 1999 – present Label =… …

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  • 20 press — v 1. force, push, drive, ram, shove, elbow; impel, propel, thrust, trundle; cram, jam, crush, pinch. 2. compress, squeeze, condense, clamp; cramp, compact, concentrate, roll into a ball; strain, strangle, constrict, constringe. 3. weigh upon,… …

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