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Synonyms for pressingˈprɛs ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. press, pressure, pressing(noun)

    the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure

    "he gave the button a press"; "he used pressure to stop the bleeding"; "at the pressing of a button"

    insistence, pressure level, military press, closet, force per unit area, public press, press, imperativeness, air pressure, crush, atmospheric pressure, wardrobe, printing press, pressing, pressure sensation, mechanical press, pressure, insistency, jam

    pleading, imploring, beseeching

  2. pressing(adj)

    a metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press

    pressure, press

    imploring, pleading, beseeching

  3. pressing, urgent(adj)

    compelling immediate action

    "too pressing to permit of longer delay"; "the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'"; "bridges in urgent need of repair"

    pressing, urgent

    imploring, pleading, beseeching

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pressing(a.)

    urgent, importunate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

urgent, compelling, acute, imperative, pulsar, immediate, pushing, dire, press

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