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Synonyms for squeeze

Synonyms for squeeze

to subject to compression

to put one's arms around affectionately

to extract from by applying pressure

to obtain by coercion or intimidation

a compressing of something

the act of embracing

Synonyms for squeeze

the act of gripping and pressing firmly

a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high

a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer

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(slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend

a twisting squeeze


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an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power

a tight or amorous embrace

the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space

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to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition

squeeze like a wedge into a tight space

to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"

obtain by coercion or intimidation

press or force

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squeeze tightly between the fingers

squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness

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The industrial market performed surprisingly well in the third quarter, defying the housing slump, the credit squeeze and slower economic growth.
If Greenspan moves to lower interest rates, that could free up billions of dollars in capital that had been sidelined, easing the credit squeeze in key tech sectors such as telecommunications.
The use of crisis funding by German banks dropped by a third in January from the previous month, an indication that banks are returning to money markets after last year's credit squeeze.
The Chinese-owned company said it expects to cut 20 jobs at the former MG Rover plant in response to the move, which is in line with production cuts seen at most of the world's carmakers over the past year after the global credit squeeze and recession sent sales plummeting.
Paris-based French women's clothing store chain Morgan has become the latest High Street nameto fall victim of the credit squeeze after calling in the administrators.
According to Y K Koo, director (sales group), Hyundai Motor India, 'The credit squeeze has hit the automotive industry hard.
But the bold rate cuts of recent weeks and measures to support SMEs should help prevent a further credit squeeze but the impact is unlikely to be immediate.
As a result, banks hoarded cash, spreading the effects of the credit squeeze from the financial market arena to the broader economy.
The economy has weakened dramatically even before the full impact of the credit squeeze and housing downturn has been felt.
Mr Cunningham fears the credit squeeze will threaten this provision but was told an announcement would be made soon on plans for more affordable homes to rent or buy.
THE credit squeeze may be pushing travel insurance to the bottom of the pile for hard-up holidaymakers.
It was thought that soaring household bills and the credit squeeze would deter shoppers.
We are all feeling the pinch with high taxation, increasing household bills and the credit squeeze.
MANAMA: The international information technology industry remains upbeat despite the recent credit squeeze worldwide, reveals a survey.
Banking shares remained under pressure amid no end in sight to the credit squeeze affecting the mortgage market.