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(adj.sat, verb, adj.)


There are 19 meanings of the word Pressed.

How to pronounce pressed:


Pressed - as an adjective satellite

Compacted by ironing

Pressed - as a verb

To exert weight or force against, to act upon with force or weight; to exert pressure upon.

To activate a button or key by exerting a downward or forward force on it, and then releasing it.

To compress, squeeze.

Example: "To press fruit for the purpose of extracting the juice"

To clasp, hold in an embrace.

To reduce to a particular shape or form by pressure, especially flatten or smooth.

Example: "To press a hat"

To flatten a selected area of fabric using an iron with an up-and-down, not sliding, motion, so as to avoid disturbing adjacent areas.

To drive or thrust by pressure, to force in a certain direction.

Example: "To press a crowd back"

To weigh upon, oppress, trouble.

To force to a certain end or result; to urge strongly.

To try to force (something upon someone).

Example: "To press the bible on an audience"

To hasten, urge onward.

Example: "To press a horse in a race"

To urge, beseech, entreat.

To lay stress upon.

To throng, crowd.

To print.

To force into service, particularly into naval service.

Pressed - as an adjective

Under strain or deprivation

Example: "He found himself hard pressed."

Recruited by a press gang

Example Sentences

"She pressed the button to call the elevator."
"He pressed his face against the window to get a better view."
"The athlete pressed her opponent against the mat."
"The photographer pressed the shutter to capture the perfect shot."
"The teacher gently pressed her hand on the student's shoulder."
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Word Game Points

Is PRESSED a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, pressed is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

PRESSED has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is PRESSED a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, pressed is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
PRESSED has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is PRESSED a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, pressed is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
PRESSED has a WORDFEUD points total of 11.

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