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squeezing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act or process of reducing the size or volume of something by or as if by pressing
  • the tight squeezing of his hands on hers made her face turn red

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squeezing

verb
present participle of squeeze

Synonyms & Antonyms of squeezing (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to apply external pressure on so as to force out the juice or contents of
  • kept squeezing the bottle until the ketchup squirted all over the table

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2 to fit (people or things) into a tight space
  • I think we can squeeze a bit more into the washing machine

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3 to get with great difficulty
  • managed to squeeze a living by cleaning houses

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4 to reduce in size or volume by or as if by pressing parts or members together
  • squeezed the blanket until it fit into the box

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6 to force one's way
  • I was able to squeeze through the people clustered around the luggage carousel

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“Squeezing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/squeezing. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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