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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)


Noun impress has 1 sense

Verb impress has 7 senses


impressv. t. [L. impressus, p. p. of imprimere to impress; pref. im- in, on + premere to press. See Press to squeeze, and cf. Imprint.].
  •  To press, stamp, or print something in or upon; to mark by pressure, or as by pressure; to imprint (that which bears the impression).  [1913 Webster]
    "His heart, like an agate, with your print impressed."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To produce by pressure, as a mark, stamp, image, etc.; to imprint (a mark or figure upon something).  [1913 Webster]
  •  To fix deeply in the mind; to present forcibly to the attention, etc.; to imprint; to inculcate.  [1913 Webster]
    "Impress the motives of persuasion upon our own hearts till we feel the force of them."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To take by force for public service; as, to impress sailors or money.  [1913 Webster]
    "The second five thousand pounds impressed for the service of the sick and wounded prisoners."  [1913 Webster]
impressv. i. 
     To be impressed; to rest.  [1913 Webster]
    "Such fiendly thoughts in his heart impress."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of impressing or making.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A mark made by pressure; an indentation; imprint; the image or figure of anything, formed by pressure or as if by pressure; result produced by pressure or influence.  [1913 Webster]
    "The impresses of the insides of these shells."  [1913 Webster]
    "This weak impress of love is as a figure
    Trenched in ice.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Characteristic; mark of distinction; stamp.  South.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A device. See Impresa.  Cussans.  [1913 Webster]
    "To describe . . . emblazoned shields,
    Impresses quaint.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of impressing, or taking by force for the public service; compulsion to serve; also, that which is impressed.  [1913 Webster]
    "Why such impress of shipwrights?"  [1913 Webster]
Impress gang, a party of men, with an officer, employed to impress seamen for ships of war; a press gang. -- Impress money, a sum of money paid, immediately upon their entering service, to men who have been impressed.


impress, v. & n.
1 (often foll. by with) a affect or influence deeply. b evoke a favourable opinion or reaction from (a person) (was most impressed with your efforts).
2 (often foll. by on) emphasize (an idea etc.) (must impress on you the need to be prompt).
3 (often foll. by on) a imprint or stamp. b apply (a mark etc.) with pressure.
4 make a mark or design on (a thing) with a stamp, seal, etc.
5 Electr. apply (voltage etc.) from outside.
1 the act or an instance of impressing.
2 a mark made by a seal, stamp, etc.
3 a characteristic mark or quality.

impressible adj.
impress, v.tr. hist.
1 force (men) to serve in the army or navy.
2 seize (goods etc.) for public service.

impressment n.
IN-(2) + PRESS(2)



Ditto copy, Photostat, Xerox, Xerox copy, abduce, abduct, affect, alveolation, alveolus, annex, aquatint, aroma, arrest the thoughts, attach, attribute, autolithograph, backlash, backwash, badge, beat into, bed, blaze a trail, blemish, block, block print, blotch, boss, brainwash, brand, bring home to, bring into play, bring out, bump, cachet, call up, carry, carry away, carry off, cast, catch the thoughts, catechize, chalk, chalk up, character, characteristic, check, check off, chromolithograph, cicatrize, clout, collectivize, colophon, color print, come home to, commandeer, communalize, communize, concavity, condition, configuration, confirm, confiscate, conscript, contact print, convert to use, convexity, copperplate, copperplate print, crayon engraving, crimp, cut, dactylogram, dactylograph, dapple, dash, deep-dye, define, delimit, demarcate, dent, depress, detach, detach for service, differentia, differential, dimple, dint, discolor, distinctive feature, distrain, dot, draft, drive, earmark, electrify, embed, emboss, embossment, emphasize, engraft, engrave, engravement, engraving, enlargement, enlist, enlist into service, enroll, enthuse, entrench, establish, etch, etching, excite, excrescence, expropriate, fall back upon, feature, figure, fingerprint, fix, flavor, fleck, footmark, footprint, footstep, force, fossil footprint, found, freckle, furrow, galvanize, garnish, gash, get, get out, gouge, grab, graphotype, grave, ground, gust, hallmark, hammer, hatch, have recourse to, hectograph, hectograph copy, hit, hit the mark, hold for ransom, honeycomb, ichnite, ichnolite, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, imbue, impact, implant, impound, impregnate, impress forcibly, impression, imprint, inculcate, indent, indentation, indention, indenture, index, individualism, indoctrinate, induct, infix, influence, infuse, ingrain, inoculate, inscribe, inspire, instill, issue, jam, join, keynote, kidnap, letterpress, levy, line, lineaments, linoleum-block print, list, lithograph, lodge, look to, lump, mackle, make a mark, make an impression, mannerism, mark, mark off, mark out, marking, mezzotint, mimeograph, mimeograph copy, mobilize, mold, mottle, move, multigraph, muster, muster in, nationalize, nature, negative, nick, notch, odor, offcut, offprint, offset, overprint, pack, pad, particularity, paw print, pawmark, peculiarity, pencil, pepper, persuade, photocopy, photograph, photostatic copy, pimple, pique, pit, plant, pock, pockmark, point, positive, pound, press, press in, prick, print, program, proof, property, prove, provoke, publish, pug, pugmark, pull, pull a proof, punch, punch in, punctuate, puncture, put in requisition, put out, put to bed, put to press, quality, quirk, raise, reach, reaction, recess, recoil, recruit, recur to, refer to, reflex, reissue, repercussion, replevin, replevy, reprint, resort to, response, revert to, riddle, rock, root, rubber-block print, run, run away with, run off, savor, scar, scarify, score, scotch, scratch, seal, seam, seat, sequester, sequestrate, set, set back, set in, setoff, settle, shanghai, shape, sigil, sign on, sign up, signet, singularity, sink in, skyjack, smack, smite, snatch, socialize, specialty, speck, speckle, spirit away, splotch, spot, stain, stamp, stat, step, stereotype, stigmatize, stimulate, stir, streak, stress, striate, strike, strike hard, strike home, stripe, stud, summon, sunken part, sway, taint, take to, tamp, tang, taste, tattoo, tell, thrill, thumbmark, thumbprint, tick, tick off, token, touch, trace, trait, traumatize, trick, turn to, turn to use, underline, underscore, urge, vestige, vignette, wedge, wood engraving, woodblock, woodcut, woodprint, xylograph




VB feel, receive an impression, be impressed with, entertain feeling, harbor feeling, cherish feeling, respond, catch the flame, catch the infection, enter the spirit of, bear, suffer, support, sustain, endure, thole, aby, abide, experience, taste, prove, labor under, smart under, bear the brunt of, brave, stand, swell, glow, warm, flush, blush, change color, mantle, turn color, turn pale, turn red, turn black in the face, tingle, thrill, heave, pant, throb, palpitate, go pitapat, tremble, quiver, flutter, twitter, shake, be agitated, be excited, look blue, look black, wince, draw a deep breath, impress.


VB excite, affect, touch, move, impress, strike, interest, animate, inspire, impassion, smite, infect, stir the blood, fire the blood, warm the blood, set astir, wake, awake, awaken, call forth, evoke, provoke, raise up, summon up, call up, wake up, blow up, get up, light up, raise, get up the steam, rouse, arouse, stir, fire, kindle, enkindle, apply the torch, set on fire, inflame, stimulate, exsuscitate, inspirit, spirit up, stir up, work up, pique, infuse life into, give new life to, bring new blood, introduce new blood, quicken, sharpen, whet, work upon, hurry on, give a fillip, put on one's mettle, fan the fire, fan the flame, blow the coals, stir the embers, fan into a flame, foster, heat, warm, foment, raise to a fever heat, keep up, keep the pot boiling, revive, rekindle, rake up, rip up, stir the feelings, play on the feelings, come home to the feelings, touch a string, touch a chord, touch the soul, touch the heart, go to one's heart, penetrate, pierce, go through one, touch to the quick, possess the soul, pervade the soul, penetrate the soul, imbrue the soul, absorb the soul, affect the soul, disturb the soul, absorb, rivet the attention, sink into the mind, sink into the heart, prey on the mind, distract, intoxicate, overwhelm, overpower, bouleverser, upset, turn one's head, fascinate, enrapture, agitate, perturb, ruffle, fluster, shake, disturb, startle, shock, stagger, give one a shock, give one a turn, strike all of a heap, stun, astound, electrify, galvanize, petrify, irritate, sting, cut to the heart, cut to the quick, try one's temper, fool to the top of one's bent, pique, infuriate, madden, make one's blood boil, lash into fury, be excited, flush up, flare up, catch the infection, thrill, mantle, work oneself up, seethe, boil, simmer, foam, fume, flame, rage, rave, run mad.

Physical Sensibility

VB be sensible of, feel, perceive, render sensible, sharpen, cultivate, tutor, cause sensation, impress, excite an impression, produce an impression.


N indication, symbolism, symbolization, semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics, Zeitgeist, characteristic, diagnostic, lineament, feature, trait, fingerprint, voiceprint, footprint, noseprint, cloven hoof, footfall, recognition (memory), diagnostic, divining rod, detector, sign, symbol, index, indice, indicator, point, pointer, exponent, note, token, symptom, dollar sign, dollar mark, type, figure, emblem, cipher, device, representation, epigraph, motto, posy, gesture, gesticulation, pantomime, wink, glance, leer, nod, shrug, beck, touch, nudge, dactylology, dactylonomy, freemasonry, telegraphy, chirology, byplay, dumb show, cue, hint, clue, clew, key, scent, signal, signal post, rocket, blue light, watch fire, watch tower, telegraph, semaphore, flagstaff, cresset, fiery cross, calumet, heliograph, guidon, headlight, mark, scratch, line, stroke, dash, score, stripe, streak, tick, dot, point, notch, nick, print, imprint, impress, impression, keyboard symbols, printing symbols, red letter, italics, sublineation, underlining, bold font, jotting, note, annotation, reference, blaze, cedilla, guillemets, hachure, quotation marks, ", double quotes, " ", parentheses, "( )", brackets, "", braces, "", left arrow, "<", right arrow, ">", forward slash, "/", backward slash, "\", exclamation point, "!", commercial at, "@", pound sign, "#", percent sign, "%", carat, "", ampersand, "&", asterisk, "*", hyphen, "-", dash, "-", "_", em dash, "--", plus sign, "+", equals sign, "=", question mark, "?", period, ", ", semicolon, ", ", colon, ":", comma, ", ", apostrophe, "'", single quote, "'", tilde, "~", badge, criterion, countercheck, countermark, countersign, counterfoil, duplicate, tally, label, ticket, billet, letter, counter, check, chip, chop, dib, totem, tessera, card, bill, witness, voucher, stamp, cacher, trade mark, Hall mark, signature, mark, autograph, autography, attestation, hand, hand writing, sign manual, cipher, seal, sigil, signet, hand and seal, paraph, brand, superscription, indorsement, endorsement, password, watchword, catchword, security card, pass, passkey, credentials, open sesame, timbrology, mot de passe, mot du guet, pass-parole, shibboleth, title, heading, docket, address card, visiting card, carte de visite, insignia, banner, banneret, bannerol, bandrol, flag, colors, streamer, standard, eagle, labarum, oriflamb, oriflamme, figurehead, ensign, pennon, pennant, pendant, burgee, blue Peter, jack, ancient, gonfalon, union jack, banderole, old glory, quarantine flag, vexillum, yellow-flag, yellow jack, tricolor, stars and stripes, bunting, heraldry, crest, coat of arms, arms, armorial bearings, hatchment, escutcheon, scutcheon, shield, supporters, livery, uniform, cockade, epaulet, chevron, garland, love knot, favor, beacon, cairn, post, staff, flagstaff, hand, pointer, vane, cock, weathercock, guidepost, handpost, fingerpost, directing post, signpost, pillars of Hercules, pharos, bale-fire, beacon-fire, l'etoile du Nord, landmark, seamark, lighthouse, balize, polestar, loadstar, lodestar, cynosure, guide, address, direction, name, sign, signboard, warning, omen, prefigurement, trace, record, warning &c, alarm, scepter, trophy, gauge, milestone, milepost, brand, fool's cap, check, telltale, test, mileage ticket, milliary, notification, advertisement, word of command, call, bugle call, trumpet call, bell, alarum, cry, battle cry, rallying cry, angelus, reveille, sacring bell, sanctus bell, exposition &c (explanation), proof, pattern, indicating, indicative, indicatory, denotative, connotative, diacritical, representative, typical, symbolic, pantomimic, pathognomonic, symptomatic, characteristic, demonstrative, diagnostic, exponential, emblematic, armorial, individual, known by, recognizable by, indicated, pointed, marked, denotable, indelible, in token of, symbolically, in dumb show, ecce signum, ex ungue leonem, ex pede Herculem, vide ut supra, vultus ariete fortior.

VB indicate, be the sign, of, denote, betoken, argue, testify, bear the impress, of, connote, connotate, represent, stand for, typify, symbolize, put an indication, put a mark, note, mark, stamp, earmark, blaze, label, ticket, docket, dot, spot, score, dash, trace, chalk, print, imprint, impress, engrave, stereotype, make a sign, signalize, underscore, give a signal, hang out a signal, beckon, nod, wink, glance, leer, nudge, shrug, tip the wink, gesticulate, raise the finger, hold up the finger, raise the hand, hold up the hand, saw the air, suit the action to the word, wave a banner, unfurl a banner, hoist a banner, hang out a banner, wave the hand, wave a kerchief, give the cue, show one's colors, give an alarm, sound an alarm, beat the drum, sound the trumpets, raise a cry, sign, seal, attest, underline, call attention to, give notice.

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