Synonyms of pressure in English:

pressure


See definition of pressure

noun

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

SYNONYMS

load, stress, thrust

compression, compressing, squeezing, crushing, weight, heaviness

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

SYNONYMS

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’

SYNONYMS

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

informal hassle


verb

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

SYNONYMS

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