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See definition of squeezing on Dictionary.com
  • verbexert pressure on sides, parts of something
  • verbtry to get money out of

synonyms for squeezing

  • clutch
  • compress
  • cram
  • crush
  • grip
  • pack
  • pinch
  • press
  • stuff
  • wedge
  • wring
  • bear
  • choke
  • clasp
  • clip
  • contract
  • crowd
  • cuddle
  • embrace
  • enfold
  • force
  • hug
  • jam
  • jostle
  • nip
  • quash
  • ram
  • scrunch
  • squash
  • squish
  • strangle
  • throttle
  • thrust
  • hold tight
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antonyms for squeezing

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  • let go
  • release
  • allow
  • free
  • lengthen
  • loose
  • permit
  • shun
  • donate
  • expand
  • give
  • give
  • expand
  • donate
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How to use squeezing in a sentence

The white-aproned garçons are hurrying about or squeezing past your table, as they take the various orders.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
By dint of a little squeezing, it would be easy to make room for a dozen more statues.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
Sheet lead is efficient, but very costly and also somewhat liable to squeezing.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
"Here, let go my hand," she added, suddenly conscious of the enormity John Sibley was committing by squeezing it now.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
At the sound of my voice Buster came squeezing into the room, and put his forepaws in my lap.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
The entrances are narrow, and there is often a good deal of pushing and patient squeezing at the neck of them.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
He bruised another man, by squeezing him against the wall, for a little mockery.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
The preacher knows that one squeezing does not take all the juice out of an orange; and how much jucier a fruit is a good sermon!
THE BAY STATE MONTHLY, VOL. II, NO. 6, MARCH, 1885VARIOUS
I'm not afraid of putting all life into mine, and without unduly squeezing it.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
"I suppose Magrath told you all," said the vice-admiral, squeezing the other's hand.
THE TWO ADMIRALSJ. FENIMORE COOPER
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WORDS RELATED TO SQUEEZING

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