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Synonyms and Antonyms of compress

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compress

synonym (synonym of compress)

antonym (antonym of compress)

hypernym (compress IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever) (noun.artifact)
    a cloth covering for a wound or sore (noun.artifact)
     
  • make more compact by or as if by pressing (verb.contact)
    squeeze like a wedge into a tight space (verb.contact)
     
  • squeeze or press together (verb.contact)
    become tight or tighter (verb.change)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF compress relation)

  • make more compact by or as if by pressing (verb.contact)
    press down tightly (verb.contact)
     
  • squeeze or press together (verb.contact)
    constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.change)
    contract one's lips (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    constrict or bind or draw together (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    contract involuntarily, as in a spasm (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    be too tight; rub or press (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    wring the neck of (verb.contact)
     

substance holonym (SUBSTANCE OF relation)

  • a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever) (noun.artifact)
    a substance used as a warm moist medicinal compress or poultice (noun.substance)
     

entail (entailment relations of compress)

  • make more compact by or as if by pressing (verb.contact)
    exert pressure or force to or upon (verb.contact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from compress)

synonym antonym hypernym hyponym substance holonym entail derivation compact pack together constrict contract decompress uncompress dressing medical dressing tighten force squeeze wedge choke strangle prim astringe strangulate convulse fomentation press press pressing compressing compression contracture contraction

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