- (n.) The act of one who squeezes; compression between bodies; pressure.
- (n.) A facsimile impression taken in some soft substance, as pulp, from an inscription on stone.
- (v. i.) To press; to urge one's way, or to pass, by pressing; to crowd; -- often with through, into, etc.; as, to squeeze hard to get through a crowd.
- (v. t.) 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.
- (v. t.) Fig.: To oppress with hardships, burdens, or taxes; to harass; to crush.
- (v. t.) To force, or cause to pass, by compression; often with out, through, etc.; as, to squeeze water through felt.