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squeezes, 3rd person singular present; squeezed, past tense; squeezed, past participle; squeezing, present participle;
  1. Firmly press (something soft or yielding), typically with one's fingers
    • - Kate squeezed his hand affectionately
    • - he squeezed with all his strength
  2. Extract (liquid or a soft substance) from something by compressing or twisting it firmly
    • - squeeze out as much juice as you can
    • - freshly squeezed orange juice
  3. Obtain (something) from someone with difficulty
    • - a governor who wants to squeeze as much money out of taxpayers as he can
  4. Pressure (someone) in order to obtain something from them
    • - she used the opportunity to squeeze him for information
  5. (esp. in a financial or commercial context) Have a damaging or restricting effect on
    • - the economy is being squeezed by foreign debt repayments
  6. Shoot a round or shot from a gun
    • - squeeze off a few well-aimed shots
  7. Take a photograph
    • - he squeezed off a half-dozen Polaroids
  8. Force (an opponent) to discard a guarding or potentially winning card

  9. Manage to get into or through a narrow or restricted space
    • - Sarah squeezed in beside her
    • - he found a hole in the hedge and squeezed his way through
  10. Manage to force into or through such a space
    • - she squeezed herself into her tightest pair of jeans
  11. Move closer to someone or something so that one is pressed tightly against them or it
    • - he guided her toward a seat, motioning for everyone to squeeze up and make room
  12. Manage to find time for someone or something
    • - the doctor can squeeze you in at noon
  13. Force someone or something out of a domain or activity
    • - workers have been squeezed out of their jobs
  1. An act of pressing something with one's fingers
    • - a gentle squeeze of the trigger
  2. A hug

  3. A state of forcing oneself or being forced into a small or restricted space
    • - it was a tight squeeze in the tiny hall
  4. A crowded social gathering

  5. A small amount of liquid extracted from something by pressing it firmly with one's fingers
    • - a squeeze of lemon juice
  6. A strong financial demand or pressure, typically a restriction on borrowing, spending, or investment in a financial crisis
    • - industry faced higher costs and a squeeze on profits
  7. A molding or cast of an object, or an impression or copy of a design, obtained by pressing a pliable substance around or over it

  8. Money illegally extorted or exacted from someone
    • - he was out to extract some squeeze from her
  9. A tactic that forces an opponent to discard an important card

  10. An act of bunting a ball in order to enable a runner on third base to start for home as soon as the ball is pitched

  11. A person's girlfriend or boyfriend
    • - the poor guy just lost his main squeeze

  1. the act of gripping and pressing firmly; "he gave her cheek a playful squeeze"
  2. squash: to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
  3. credit crunch: a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
  4. press firmly; "He squeezed my hand"
  5. a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer; "increased expenses put a squeeze on profits"
  6. wedge: squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the corner"
  7. Squeeze are an English band that came to prominence in the United Kingdom during the New Wave period of the late 1970s, and continued recording successfully in the 1980s and 1990s. ...
  8. A squeeze play (or simply squeeze) is a play in contract bridge and other trick-taking games in which the play of a card (the squeeze card) forces an opponent to discard a card that gives up a trick (or more). The squeeze card is often, but not always, a winner. ...
  9. Zugzwang (German for "compulsion to move") is a term originally used in chess which also applies to various other games. The concept finds its formal definition in combinatorial game theory. ...
  10. Sterno Canned Heat is a fuel made from denatured and jellied alcohol. It is designed to be burned directly from its can. Its primary uses are in the food service industry for buffet heating and in the home for fondue and parties involving chafing dishes. ...
  11. Squeeze is Fiona's fourth and final album.
  12. Squeeze is the self-titled first studio album released by British group Squeeze. The album title was simply Squeeze in the United Kingdom, but in the United States, Canada, Australia and other countries the album, like the band, was marketed under the name U.K. ...
  13. A difficult position; A traversal of a narrow passage; A hug or other affectionate grasp; A romantic partner; The act of bunting in an attempt to score a runner from third; An impression of an inscription formed by pressing wet paper onto the surface and peeling off when dry; A play that ...
  14. (Squeezed) Term generally used at the start. It occurs when a horse is sandwiched between rivals, losing valuable ground.
  15. (Squeezing) Gently adding pressure to the brake or throttle.
  16. (Squeezing) It is suitable for relatively small work and best for shallow flakes.
  17. (Squeezing) The process of taking bubbles out of molten glass by changing temperature, see Fining
  18. Action by a central bank to reduce supply in order to increase the price of money.
  19. A market situation in which the lack of supplies tends to force shorts to cover their positions by offset at higher prices.
  20. To take advantage of the opponent's requirement make a move. You leave him a position in which the only move he can make hurts his position. Often this means he is forced to break a valuable defensive point (2) earlier than he would like.
  21. forcing cement into a wellbore to isolate perforations or repair damage.
  22. Cross section diametral compression of O-ring between surface of the groove bottom and surface of the other mating metal part in the gland assembly.
  23. a type of zone defence used to force attacking players to move the ball to the wings to gain and/or take advantage of an overlap (by which time the defence should have had time to re-position itself).
  24. Pain or discomfort in an enclosed (sinuses, Middle ear, inside a mask), caused by shrinkage of that space, occurs on decent.
  25. Period when stocks or commodities futures increase in price and investors who have sold short must cover their short positions to prevent loss of large amounts of money.