Synonyms of compress in English:

compress


See definition of compress

verb

1‘the skirt can be folded and compressed into a relatively small bag’

SYNONYMS

flatten

squeeze, press, squash, crush, cram, jam, stuff, wedge

tamp, pack, wad, compact

constrict

informal scrunch, squidge

rare coarct, coarctate

2‘Polly compressed her lips and sat down’

SYNONYMS

purse, press together, squeeze together, pinch, crimp

pucker

3‘the material has been compressed into 17 pages’

SYNONYMS

abridge, shorten, cut, condense, abbreviate, contract, telescope

summarize, synopsize, precis, abstract, digest

truncate

rare epitomize

ANTONYMS

expand, pad out