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impressed, past participle; impresses, 3rd person singular present; impressing, present participle; impressed, past tense;
  1. Force (someone) to serve in an army or navy
    • - a number of Poles, impressed into the German army
  2. Commandeer (goods or equipment) for public service

  1. An act of making an impression or mark
    • - bluish marks made by the impress of his fingers
  2. A mark made by a seal or stamp

  3. The characteristic mark or quality of a person or attribute
    • - his desire to put his own impress on the films he made

  1. affect: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
  2. the act of coercing someone into government service
  3. impress positively; "The young chess player impressed her audience"
  4. produce or try to produce a vivid impression of; "Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us"
  5. mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; "To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"
  6. print: reproduce by printing
  7. shanghai: take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship; "The men were shanghaied after being drugged"
  8. dye (fabric) before it is spun
  9. The act of impressing; An impression, and impressed image or copy of something; A stamp or seal used to make an impression; An impression on the mind, imagination etc; To affect (someone) strongly and often favourably; To produce a vivid impression of (something); To mark or stamp (something) ...
  10. (Impressing) Method of decorating by stamping into a clay surface.
  11. (IMPRESSING) Decorating technique where textured or patterned material or object is pressed into clay surface.
  12. VT (have an influence on the senses or mind) impresiF; (cause overwhelming admiration, respect, be impressive, wow) imponiAk; (mark with pressure, striking) stampiF
  13. a mischievous fairy's newspaper business
  14. im·press (îm-prčsą) verb, transitive im·pressed, im·press·ing, im·press·es 1. To compel (a person) to serve in a military force. 2. To seize (property) by force or authority; confiscate. noun (îmąprčs) Impressment. [influenced by IMPREST, advance on a soldier's pay (obsolete).]
  15.'s presentation and slide show application.
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  17. force into his service
  18. make a favorable effect