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SQUEEZE

(noun, verb)

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There are 17 meanings of the word Squeeze.

How to pronounce squeeze:

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Squeeze - as a noun

The act of gripping and pressing firmly

Example: "He gave her cheek a playful squeeze"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
squeezing28
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
compressing18compression17
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

A state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
credit crunchliquidity crisis

A situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer

Example: "Increased expenses put a squeeze on profits"

(slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend

Example: "She was his main squeeze"

A twisting squeeze

Example: "Gave the wet cloth a wring"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
wring9

An aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power

Example: "She laughed at this sexual power play and walked away"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
power playsqueeze play

A tight or amorous embrace

Example: "Come here and give me a big hug"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
clinch13hug7

The act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space

Example: "Getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze"

Squeeze - as a verb

To compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition

Example: "Crush an aluminum can"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
crush10mash9squash18squelch21
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
press7
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Press firmly

Example: "He squeezed my hand"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
press7
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Squeeze like a wedge into a tight space

Example: "I squeezed myself into the corner"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
force10wedge10
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
displace13move9
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

To cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means

Example: "She forced him to take a job in the city"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
coerce10force10hale7pressure10
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
compel12obligate11oblige9
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Obtain by coercion or intimidation

Example: "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
extort13gouge7rack10wring9
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
fleece11gazump20hook11overcharge19pluck13plume9rob5soak8surcharge15
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Press or force

Example: "Stuff money into an envelope"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
shove11stuff11

Squeeze tightly between the fingers

Example: "He pinched her behind"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
nip5pinch12tweet8twinge10twitch14
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
grip7
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Hold (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness

Example: "Hug me, please"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
embrace13hug7
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
clasp9
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Squeeze or press together

Example: "She compressed her lips"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
compact15compress14constrict13contract12press7
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
tighten11
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Example Sentences

"I gave the bottle a tight squeeze to get the last drop of ketchup."
"She gave him a warm hug and a gentle squeeze."
"He packed his clothes into a small suitcase with a careful squeeze."
"We need a big squeeze of lemon juice for this recipe."
"The crowd at the concert was so tight, I could hardly breathe in the squeeze."
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Word Game Points

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

SQUEEZE has a SCRABBLE points total of 25.

Is SQUEEZE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, squeeze is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
SQUEEZE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 26.

Is SQUEEZE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, squeeze is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
SQUEEZE has a WORDFEUD points total of 26.

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