meaning of squeeze

1. 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.
Fig. : To oppress with hardships, burdens, or taxes; to harass; to crush.
To force, or cause to pass, by compression; often with out, through, etc. ; as, to squeeze water through felt.
To press; to urge ones way, or to pass, by pressing; to crowd; -- often with through, into, etc. ; as, to squeeze hard to get through a crowd.
The act of one who squeezes; compression between bodies; pressure.
A facsimile impression taken in some soft substance, as pulp, from an inscription on stone.
the act of forcing yourself or being forced into or through a restricted space; "getting through that small opening was a tight ">squeeze"

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