Definition of Press out

1. Verb. Extinguish by crushing. "Stub out your cigar"

Exact synonyms: Crush Out, Extinguish, Stub Out
Generic synonyms: End, Terminate

2. Verb. Press from a plastic. "Press a record"
Exact synonyms: Press
Generic synonyms: Cast, Mold, Mould
Derivative terms: Press, Pressing

3. Verb. Obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action. "Italians express coffee rather than filter it"
Exact synonyms: Express, Extract
Specialized synonyms: Ream
Generic synonyms: Acquire, Get
Derivative terms: Expression, Extract, Extractible

Definition of Press out

1. Verb. Extinguish by crushing; as a cigar. ¹

2. Verb. Obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action. ¹

3. Verb. Press from a plastic, as of records. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Press Out

press cutting
press down
press down on
press forward
press gaggle
press gaggles
press gallery
press gang
press home
press kit
press lord
press of canvas
press of sail
press office
press on
press out (current term)
press photographer
press pool
press relations
press release
press releases
press roll
press run
press stud
press the flesh
press time
press times

Literary usage of Press out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1916)
"... thereupon some of the prisoners at once entered the warehouse, threw the press out of the window, and broke it up with a sledge-hammer. ..."

2. The Southern Planter (1852)
"on every square with the handle; repeat until full, and turn the mould the other end up— place the handle on the stamp and press out the butter. ..."

3. Biennial Report by Kansas State Horticultural Society, British Soviet Friendship Society (1922)
"If a light-colored juice is desired place the crushed grapes in a stout bag and press out the juice or let it drip through. After the juice is obtained ..."

4. Dr. Chase's Family Physician, Farrier, Bee-keeper, and Second Receipt Book by Alvin Wood Chase (1874)
"... table-spoonful of this mixture pour on boiling water, £ pt., and steep well, strain and press out, and sweeten with white sugar to be palatable, and, ..."

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