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Verb
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presses, 3rd person singular present; pressing, present participle; pressed, past tense; pressed, past participle;
  1. Put (someone or something) to a specified use, esp. as a temporary or makeshift measure
    • - many of these stones have been pressed into service as gateposts
  2. Force (a man) to enlist in the army or navy

Noun
  1. A forcible enlistment of men, esp. for the navy


  1. exert pressure or force to or upon; "He pressed down on the boards"; "press your thumb on this spot"
  2. imperativeness: the state of demanding notice or attention; "the insistence of their hunger"; "the press of business matters"
  3. the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
  4. urge: force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"
  5. a machine used for printing
  6. weigh: to be oppressive or burdensome; "weigh heavily on the mind", "Something pressed on his mind"
  7. Press is the debut album from American ska punk band MU330, released in 1994.
  8. A machine press, commonly shortened to press, is a machine tool that changes the shape of a workpiece.
  9. The press, overhead press or shoulder press is a weight training exercise which focuses on shoulders. The lift is performed standing, by pressing the weight from the anterior deltoids overhead until the arms are extended. ...
  10. "Press" is a 1986 single by Paul McCartney also featured on the album Press to Play. "It's Not True" was featured as the B-side.
  11. The Press is a daily broadsheet newspaper published in Christchurch, New Zealand. It is owned by Australia's Fairfax Media.
  12. The Press were one of the first Oi! bands in the United States. Formed in New York City in 1984, the outspoken anti-fascist band was associated with Skinheads Against Racial Prejudice, of which their singer, André Schlesinger, was a founding member. ...
  13. A device used to apply pressure to an item; A collective term for the print based media (both the people and the newspapers); A publisher; An enclosed storage space (eg closet, cupboard); A printing machine; An exercise in which weight is forced away from the body by extension of the arms ...
  14. (Presses) (Fr.) Increase speed.
  15. (Pression) Press on opponents blade.
  16. To bet a larger amount than usual
  17. increasing a bet by double.
  18. Use an iron to press seams and blocks - this means simply pressing downwards on the seam with the iron from above and not moving the iron back and forth which can distort the block or seam.
  19. Any of the various coining machines. Examples include the screw press and the steam-powered knuckle-action press.
  20. A betting term that means a new match is starting within the original match. This press match continues until the end of the original match, and the stakes are the same for both matches. Presses are often automatic when one side goes down two holes in the original match
  21. Any coining machine.
  22. A term used in America to describe a late 16th-century cupboard similar to a Court Cupboard and known in England as a hall cupboard. Also known as a linen cupboard.
  23. An aggressive defense that attempts to force the opponents to make errors by guarding them closely from either half court, three-quarter court or full court.
  24. You’ve lost your match, but you want your money back. This new bet takes place over any remaining holes.
  25. Machine that prints the newspaper.