Synonyms of squeeze in English:

squeeze


See definition of squeeze

verb

1‘I squeezed the plastic bottle and sent a jet of water out of it’

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compress, press, crush, squash, pinch, nip, grasp, grip, clutch, flatten, knead

mash, pulp

wring, screw

2‘squeeze the juice from both oranges’

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extract, press, force, express

3‘Sally squeezed her feet into the sandals’

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force, thrust, stick, cram, ram, jam, stuff, pack, compress, wedge, press, squash, tamp, drive

4‘we all squeezed into Steve's van’

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crowd, crush, cram, pack, jam, squash, wedge oneself, shove, push, jostle, force one's way, thrust

5‘the headmaster flung his arms round Robert and squeezed him warmly’

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hug, embrace, cuddle, clasp, crush, clutch, press, enfold, envelop, enclasp, wrap, encircle, fold, take in one's arms, hold tight, hold close, cling to

archaic strain

6‘councils will want to squeeze as much money out of taxpayers as they can’

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extort, force, extract, wrest, wring, tear from, milk

informal bleed someone of something

7‘she used the opportunity to squeeze him for information’

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pressurize, pressure, bring pressure to bear on, strong-arm

suck dry, milk, fleece, wring, exploit, impose on

put the squeeze on, lean on, bleed, put the screws on

Australian North American put the bite on


noun

1‘a squeeze of the trigger’

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press, pinch, nip

grasp, grip, clutch

compression

2‘Jimmy put an arm around her shoulders and gave her a squeeze’

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hug, embrace, cuddle, clasp, hold

3‘it was a tight squeeze in the tiny hall’

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crush, jam, squash, press, huddle, tightly packed crowd

congestion

4‘a squeeze of lemon juice’

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drop, few drops, dash, splash, dribble, trickle, spot, hint, touch, bit