Synonyms of squeeze in English:

squeeze


See definition of squeeze

verb

1‘I squeezed the plastic bottle and sent a jet of water out of it’

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compress, press, crush, squash, pinch, nip, grasp, grip, clutch, flatten, knead
mash, pulp
wring, screw

2‘squeeze the juice from both oranges’

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extract, press, force, express

3‘Sally squeezed her feet into the sandals’

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force, thrust, stick, cram, ram, jam, stuff, pack, compress, wedge, press, squash, tamp, drive

4‘we all squeezed into Steve's van’

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crowd, crush, cram, pack, jam, squash, wedge oneself, shove, push, jostle, force one's way, thrust

5‘the headmaster flung his arms round Robert and squeezed him warmly’

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hug, embrace, cuddle, clasp, crush, clutch, press, enfold, envelop, enclasp, wrap, encircle, fold, take in one's arms, hold tight, hold close, cling to
archaic strain

6‘councils will want to squeeze as much money out of taxpayers as they can’

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extort, force, extract, wrest, wring, tear from, milk
informal bleed someone of something

7‘she used the opportunity to squeeze him for information’

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pressurize, pressure, bring pressure to bear on, strong-arm
suck dry, milk, fleece, wring, exploit, impose on
informal put the squeeze on, lean on, bleed, put the screws on
North American, Australian informal put the bite on

noun

1‘a squeeze of the trigger’

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press, pinch, nip
grasp, grip, clutch
compression

2‘Jimmy put an arm around her shoulders and gave her a squeeze’

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hug, embrace, cuddle, clasp, hold

3‘it was a tight squeeze in the tiny hall’

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crush, jam, squash, press, huddle, tightly packed crowd
congestion

4‘a squeeze of lemon juice’

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drop, few drops, dash, splash, dribble, trickle, spot, hint, touch, bit