Synonyms of pressure in English:


See definition of pressure


1‘a confined gas exerts a constant pressure on the wall of its container’


load, stress, thrust

compression, compressing, squeezing, crushing, weight, heaviness

2‘we shall not put pressure on you to borrow money’


coercion, force, compulsion, constraint, duress, oppression, enforcement, insistence, demand, entreaty, goading, pestering, provocation, harassment, nagging, harrying, badgering, intimidation, arm-twisting, pressurization, persuasion, influence

North American informal badassery

3‘she had a lot of pressure from work’


strain, stress, tension, heat, burden, load, weight, drain, trouble, care, adversity, difficulty

informal hassle


1‘it might be possible to pressure him into resigning’


coerce, pressurize, press, push, persuade, influence, force, squeeze, bulldoze, hound, harass, nag, harry, badger, goad, prod, pester, browbeat, brainwash, bully, bludgeon, intimidate, dragoon, twist someone's arm, strong-arm

bring pressure to bear on, use pressure on, put pressure on, lean on

North American blackjack

informal railroad, put the screws on, put the squeeze on

North American informal hustle, fast-talk