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English verb: press out

1. press out (change) extinguish by crushing

SamplesStub out your cigar.

Synonymscrush out, extinguish, stub out

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)end, terminate

2. press out (creation) press from a plastic

SamplesPress a record.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cast, mold, mould

3. press out (contact) obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action

SamplesItalians express coffee rather than filter it.

Synonymsexpress, extract

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)acquire, get

Narrower (hyponym)ream

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