Student Thesaurus

One entry found for squeeze.
Entry Word: squeeze
Function: verb
Text: 1 to apply external pressure on so as to force out the juice or contents of <kept squeezing the bottle until the ketchup squirted all over the table> -- see PRESS 2
2 to fit (something) into a tight space <I think we can squeeze a bit more into the washing machine> -- see CROWD 1
3 to get with great difficulty <managed to squeeze a living by cleaning houses> -- see EKE OUT
4 to reduce in size or volume by or as if by pressing parts or members together <squeezed the blanket until it fit into the box> -- see COMPRESS 1
5 to rob by the use of trickery or threats <the mob squeezes all the local merchants by threatening violence> -- see FLEECE