Definitions of squeeze

  1. To force by pressing; to crowd; to pass by pressing.
  2. To press between two bodies; compress; draw forth by pressure; as, to squeeze juice out of a lemon; force into a place by pressure; as, to squeeze people into a car.
  3. To crush or press between two bodies: to embrace closely: to force through a small hole: to cause to pass.
  4. To compress; press.
  5. To draw forth by pressure.
  6. To press; force one's way; push; as, to squeeze through a crowd.
  7. To push between close bodies: to press: to crowd.
  8. To press; crowd.
  9. squeeze tightly between the fingers; " He pinched her behind"; " She squeezed the bottle"
  10. press firmly; " He squeezed my hand"
  11. squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; " I squeezed myself into the corner"
  12. To force one's way be pressing; push.
  13. To press or crush between two bodies; to embrace closely; to force by squeezing; to cause to pass.
  14. To press between two bodies; to embrace closely; to oppress by extortion; to crowd closely together; to press.
  15. an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
  16. the act of forcing yourself ( or being forced) into or through a restricted space; " getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze"
  17. ( slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend; " she was his main squeeze"
  18. a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer; " increased expenses put a squeeze on profits"
  19. a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
  20. The gradual closing of workings by the weight of the overlying strata.
  21. Pressure or constraint used to force the making of a gift, concession, or the like; exaction; extortion.
  22. 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.
  23. Fig.: To oppress with hardships, burdens, or taxes; to harass; to crush.
  24. To force, or cause to pass, by compression; often with out, through, etc.; as, to squeeze water through felt.
  25. 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.
  26. The act of one who squeezes; compression between bodies; pressure.
  27. Pressure; a crowding together.
  28. Squeezer.
  29. Act of squeezing: pressing between bodies.
  30. Act of squeezing.
  31. The act of squeezing.
  32. Pressure; compression between bodies; a close hug.
  33. The act of one who squeezes; pressure between bodies.