Definisi 'squeeze'

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noun
1 the act of gripping and pressing firmly Terjemahkan
Example:
he gave her cheek a playful squeeze
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2 a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

3 a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer Terjemahkan
Example:
increased expenses put a squeeze on profits
source: wordnet30

4 (slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend Terjemahkan
Example:
she was his main squeeze
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5 a twisting squeeze Terjemahkan
Example:
gave the wet cloth a wring
source: wordnet30

6 an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power Terjemahkan
Example:
she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away
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7 a tight or amorous embrace Terjemahkan
Example:
come here and give me a big hug
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8 the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space Terjemahkan
Example:
getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze
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9 The act of one who squeezes; compression between bodies; pressure. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

10 The gradual closing of workings by the weight of the overlying strata. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
11 to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition Terjemahkan
Example:
crush an aluminum can
squeeze a lemon
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12 press firmly Terjemahkan
Example:
He squeezed my hand
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13 squeeze like a wedge into a tight space Terjemahkan
Example:
I squeezed myself into the corner
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14 to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means : Terjemahkan
Example:
She forced him to take a job in the city
He squeezed her for information
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15 obtain by coercion or intimidation Terjemahkan
Example:
They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss
They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him
source: wordnet30

16 press or force Terjemahkan
Example:
Stuff money into an envelope
She thrust the letter into his hand
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17 squeeze tightly between the fingers Terjemahkan
Example:
He pinched her behind
She squeezed the bottle
source: wordnet30

18 squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness Terjemahkan
Example:
Hug me, please
They embraced
He hugged her close to him
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19 squeeze or press together Terjemahkan
Example:
she compressed her lips
the spasm contracted the muscle
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20 To press between two bodies; to press together closely; to compress; often, to compress so as to expel juice, moisture, etc.; as, to squeeze an orange with the fingers; to squeeze the hand in friendship. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

21 To press; to urge one's way, or to pass, by pressing; to crowd; -- often with through, into, etc.; as, to squeeze hard to get through a crowd. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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