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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. press, press, press, the press: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. press, press: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. press, the press: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. press: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. press, press: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. press: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Press, press, press: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. press, the press: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Press: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. press: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. press: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. press: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Press, press: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. press (n.), press (v.1), press (v.2): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. press: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. press: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. press: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Press (Overhead), Press (disambiguation), Press (machine), Press (newspaper), Press (song), Press, The Press (Christchurch), The Press (Newspaper), The Press (York), The Press (band), The Press (disambiguation), The Press: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. press: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Press: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. press: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. press: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. press: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. press: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. Press: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  26. press: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. press: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. press: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. Press, press: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. press: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. press: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. press-: A Cross Reference of Latin and Greek Elements [home, info]
  2. Press: Marquetry Glossary [home, info]
  3. Press: Natural Magick [home, info]
  4. press: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Press: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  2. PRESS: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  3. press: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  4. press: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. press: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. press: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Press: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  2. PRESS: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. PRESS: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  4. press: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Press: Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade [home, info]
  2. Press: Dublin Slang and Phrasebook [home, info]
  3. press, the press: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. press, press, press, press, press: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  2. Press: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. press: Book Binding [home, info]
  2. Press: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  3. press: Coin Collecting [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (press)

noun:  the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure ("He gave the button a press")
noun:  a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead
noun:  any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids
noun:  a machine used for printing
noun:  clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use
noun:  the gathering and publishing of news in the form of newspapers or magazines
noun:  newspaper writers and photographers
noun:  a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
noun:  a dense crowd of people
noun:  the state of urgently demanding notice or attention ("The press of business matters")
verb:  be urgent ("This is a pressing problem")
verb:  place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure ("Pressed flowers")
verb:  exert pressure or force to or upon ("He pressed down on the boards")
verb:  make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby
verb:  press from a plastic ("Press a record")
verb:  create by pressing ("Press little holes into the soft clay")
verb:  crowd closely ("The crowds pressed along the street")
verb:  to be oppressive or burdensome ("Weigh heavily on the mind, Something pressed on his mind")
verb:  exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for
verb:  force or impel in an indicated direction
verb:  lift weights ("This guy can press 300 pounds")
verb:  ask for or request earnestly
verb:  squeeze or press together ("She compressed her lips")
name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #11800)

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