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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 bottom line for builders is, watch for the credit squeeze and prepare for the resulting changes.
They were largely blamed for causing the credit squeeze that brought banks such as Northern Rock to their knees.
Manager Dean Thomas expects to lose some of his big-name players because of the credit squeeze and the glut of postponements that's stifled the club's cash-flow.
He has needed all his experience to tackle the banking crisis and the credit squeeze.
The OECD predicts that US output will fall in the first half of 2009 before gradually picking up as the effects of the credit squeeze abate, the housing market bottoms out and lower interest rates start to take effect.
There had been a "significant fall" in sales in the UK commercial and residential markets, thanks to the credit squeeze, its report said.
But there has been an interesting development in manufacturing circles where some companies are saying that their business does not appear to have been seriously affected by the credit squeeze.
The bank said it took a pounds 398m knock from the credit squeeze in the first half.
Forget the credit squeeze and go and enjoy a good British holiday, three cheers to Messrs Brown and Cameron for leading the way
LONDON: Banks scrambled for cash yesterday to cover their funding needs as a year-end credit squeeze intensified and the European Central Bank stepped in to lend three-month funds at its highest rate in 6-1/2 years.
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 LCR specifies that banks maintain enough easy-to-sell assets to survive a 30-day credit squeeze.
The European Commission has authorised a Finnish scheme aimed at providing relief to companies encountering financing difficulties as a result of the credit squeeze in the current economic crisis.
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.