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Synonyms for compress

Synonyms for compress

to subject to compression

to reduce in size, as by drawing together

Synonyms for compress

a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)

make more compact by or as if by pressing

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The affected area should be washed with soap and water and cold compress applied to relive pain.
If you have muscle cramps and feel dizzy, you need to get in the shade, use a cold compress and take fluids.
Raise the affected part if possible, and apply a cold compress such as an ice pacK to minimise swelling.
Fans of the buff leading man may need a cold compress before the first hour is up as Jackman's rugged man of the earth enjoys a gratuitous shower in the outback, water and suds cascading over his tanned, muscular frame from multiple angles and in slow motion.
Fans of the buff leading man may need a cold compress before the first hour is up, as Jackman's rugged man of the earth enjoys a gratuitous shower in the outback, water and suds cascading over his tanned, muscular frame from multiple angles and in slow motion.
Sleep was used significantly more than other interventions such as hot compress, cold compress, biofeedback, relaxation exercises, having a drink, and exercise.
Only last month Des O'Connor and his audience were in need of a cold compress after she gave them a lesson in booty-shaking during his daytime TV show.
Talk about the magical moments and apply a cold compress to the burns.
The pupils completed a block design task that challenged their intellect, applied a cold compress to their foreheads that mimicked physical stress, and had a conversation with their mothers on a topic about which they disagreed.
However, they gave my son their 100% care and attention, put a cold compress around his leg, and put him in a splint.
The teaching assistant said she had later put a cold compress on the boy's head.
Raise the affected area if possible and apply a cold compress.
A cold compress applied to the back of the neck can bring nearly instant relief, but you can't carry an ice pack in your purse or keep it on the bedside table all night, every night.
A cold compress on the wrist or back of the neck can be comforting.
Simply wash the bite and apply a cold compress with a flannel or some tissue.