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Synonyms for compresskəmˈprɛs; ˈkɒm prɛs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compress(verb)

    a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)

    Antonyms:
    uncompress, decompress

  2. compress, compact, pack together(verb)

    make more compact by or as if by pressing

    Synonyms:
    bundle, press, squeeze, pack, compact, contract, pack together, wad, compress, constrict

    Antonyms:
    uncompress, decompress

  3. compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press(verb)

    squeeze or press together

    Synonyms:
    fight, adjure, weigh, pressure, crush, narrow, thrust, get, rack, cut, pack together, foreshorten, undertake, hale, press, twitch, pack, gouge, tweet, embrace, bundle, agitate, force, pinch, shove, weight-lift, sign up, sign on, twinge, compress, urge, hug, shrink, concentrate, campaign, sign, abridge, reduce, take, condense, contract, iron, crusade, extort, stuff, urge on, squeeze, beseech, squash, compact, constringe, exhort, wring, mash, coerce, wad, bid, push, bosom, wedge, entreat, shorten, squelch, abbreviate, conjure, constrict, press out, weightlift, iron out

    Antonyms:
    uncompress, decompress

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. compress(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    condense, press, squeeze, crowd, press together

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

compressing, compression, squeeze, zip, compressed


Translations for compress

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • сгъстявам, сгъстявам се, сбивам се, компрес, компримирам, сбивамBulgarian
  • kompresCzech
  • komprimieren, KompresseGerman
  • comprimir, comprimirseSpanish
  • kompressoida, pakata, kompressoituaFinnish
  • comprimer, compresse, compresserFrench
  • dlúthaighIrish
  • borogatásHungarian
  • ճզմել, սեղմելArmenian
  • þjappaIcelandic
  • comprimereItalian
  • 要約, 湿布, 圧縮Japanese
  • whakawhāitiMāori
  • krimpen, kompres, comprimeren, verdichten, samenvatten, samendrukkenDutch
  • уплотнять, сдавить, уплотнить, сдавливать, сжать, компресс, сжаться, сжимать, сжиматьсяRussian

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