Explicație squeeze în Dicționarul Englez Englez

squeeze

(skwēz )

substantiv
the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space
"getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze"

substantiv
the act of gripping and pressing firmly
"he gave her cheek a playful squeeze"

substantiv
a tight or amorous embrace
"come here and give me a big hug"

substantiv
an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
substantiv
a twisting squeeze
"gave the wet cloth a wring"

substantiv
(slang) a person''s girlfriend or boyfriend
"she was his main squeeze"

substantiv
a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer
"increased expenses put a squeeze on profits"

substantiv
a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
verb
squeeze or press together
"she compressed her lips"
"the spasm contracted the muscle"

verb
hug, usually with fondness
"Hug me, please"
"They embraced"

verb
press firmly
"He squeezed my hand"

verb
squeeze tightly between the fingers
"He pinched her behind"
"She squeezed the bottle"

verb
squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
"I squeezed myself into the corner"

verb
to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
"crush an aluminum can"
"squeeze a lemon"

verb
press or force
"Stuff money into an envelope"
"She thrust the letter into his hand"

verb
obtain by coercion or intimidation
"They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"
"They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"

verb
to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :
"She forced him to take a job in the city"
"He squeezed her for information"





Sinonime:
(substantiv) clinch, hug, wring
(verb) bosom, coerce, compact, compress, constrict, contract, crush, embrace, extort, force, gouge, hale, mash, nip, pinch, press, pressure, rack, shove, squash, squelch, stuff, thrust, tweet, twinge, twitch, wedge