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Synonyms for pinch

nip

dash

at a pinch

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  • if necessary
  • with difficulty
  • if need(s) be
  • just possibly
  • in a pinch
  • at a push

feel the pinch

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  • suffer hardship
  • be poor
  • be impoverished
  • be short of money
  • have less money
  • suffer poverty

Synonyms for pinch

to be severely sparing in order to economize

to take (another's property) without permission

to take into custody as a prisoner

a seizing and holding by law

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a painful or straitened circumstance

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an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action

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a small sharp bite or snip

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a squeeze with the fingers

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the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

squeeze tightly between the fingers

make ridges into by pinching together

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make off with belongings of others

cut the top off

irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear

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While Southern Californians are paying steep fuel prices - in some cases as much as $3 a gallon - Rubalcada and other gardeners feel the pinch all the more: On top of the hundreds of miles traveled each week, they must also fuel up lawn mowers, weed whackers and the other tools of their trade.
What we saw was that storage stocks were probably the last companies to feel the pinch when spending started to dry-up and the first to feel mild bumps in spending on their income statements as well as in their stock prices.
Their parent company Vivendi have decided to cut their losses as footballing giants throughout Europe continue to feel the pinch after years of over-paying stars.
When a back injury causes the spongy cushion between two vertebrae to protrude from its encasement, spinal nerves may feel the pinch.
Houston continues to feel the pinch of the nursing shortage, and as the demand for health care continues to rise, the growing shortage will only intensify," said Barbara Summers, chief nursing officer, M.
Mining and energy companies across Canada are starting to feel the pinch of finding skilled and technical labour.
Shane Connole of IFG Mortgage Network said all mortgage holders are set to feel the pinch.
The motorist will feel the pinch at the pump, the rural motorist will be pinched even harder and Gordon Brown will be laughing all the way to the bank.