Hindi translation of 'press'
press /pres प्रेस्/
Word forms: presses, pressing, pressed
1. transitive verb
If you press something somewhere, you push it firmly against something else.
He pressed his back against the door.
He pressed his toes into the sand.
2. transitive verb, countable noun
If you press a button or switch, or if you give it a press, you push it with your finger in order to make a machine or device work.
David pressed a button and the door closed.
E-mail allows students on opposite sides of the world to communicate at the press of a button.
3. transitive or intransitive verb
If you press something, or if you press down on it, you push against it with your hand or foot.
I pressed the brake but nothing happened.
She leaned forward with her hands pressing down on the desk.
4. transitive verb
If you press clothes, you iron them.
5. intransitive verb
If you press for something, you try hard to persuade someone to give it to you or agree to it.
The police have pressed for changes in the law.
6. transitive verb
If you press someone, you try hard to persuade them to do or say something.
They pressed him for more information.
7. transitive verb
If you press charges against someone, you make an official accusation which has to be decided in a court of law.
Police said they will press charges.
8. singular noun
The press refers to newspapers and the journalists who write them. The press can take the singular or plural form of the verb.
They held a meeting, but did not let the Press attend.
the national/local press
the tabloid/mainstream/right-wing/British press
a press release/report/briefing/conference/launch
the press releases/reports things
SIMILAR WORDSnewspapers, the media
9. countable noun
A press or a printing press is a machine used for printing books, newspapers, and leaflets.
छपाई मशीन nf
मुद्रण मशीन nf
10. see also pressing
press on or press ahead
If you press on, you continue doing something in a determined way, and do not allow difficulties to delay you.
The Dutch government pressed on with their plans.
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Example Sentences Including 'press'
Out of the press around the bar, the Fat Man said, `This had better be good.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
I shot off after him, squeezing through the press of bodies like a sweaty eel.DEAD BEAT (2002)
I tried to show him he was just talking out of blind prejudice, explaining that Kevin had asked Neil to handle all the press liaison.DEAD BEAT (2002)
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'press' in Other Languages
- Arabic: صَحَافَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: prensa
- Chinese: 新闻
- Croatian: tisak
- Czech: tisk noviny
- Danish: presse
- Dutch: pers
- European Spanish: prensa
- Finnish: puristin
- French: presse
- German: Presse
- Greek: τύπος εφημερίδες
- Italian: stampa
- Japanese: プレス機
- Korean: 압축기계
- Norwegian: presse
- Polish: prasa
- Portuguese: prensa
- Romanian: presă
- Russian: пресса
- Spanish: prensa
- Swedish: press
- Thai: หนังสือพิมพ์
- Turkish: pres
- Ukrainian: преса
- Vietnamese: báo chí
- Arabic: يَضْغَط
- Brazilian Portuguese: comprimir
- Chinese: 压榨
- Croatian: pritisnuti
- Czech: stisknout tisknout
- Danish: presse
- Dutch: drukken
- European Spanish: apretar presionar
- Finnish: painaa
- French: appuyer
- German: drücken
- Greek: πιέζω
- Italian: premere
- Japanese: 押す
- Korean: 누르다
- Norwegian: presse
- Polish: nacisnąć naciskać
- Portuguese: comprimir
- Romanian: a apăsa
- Russian: давить
- Spanish: apretar
- Swedish: pressa
- Thai: กด
- Turkish: bastırmak
- Ukrainian: тиснути натиснути
- Vietnamese: ép
Translation of press from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary