squeeze out

Definition of squeeze out

  1. :  to force (someone or something) out of a position, place, etc. Big stores have squeezed out a lot of the smaller locally owned shops.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  to exert pressure especially on opposite sides of :  compress

    :  to extract or emit under pressure

    :  to force or thrust by compression

  1. :  an act or instance of squeezing :  compression

    :  handclasp

    :  embrace

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball


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