Meaning of 'impress'

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Meaning of ‘impress’

8 definitions found.



reproduce by printing

Synonyms: print


have an emotional or cognitive impact upon

Example: "This child impressed me as unusually mature"

Synonyms: strike


impress positively

Example: "The young chess player impressed the audience."


the act of coercing someone into government service

Synonyms: impressment


dye (fabric) before it is spun


produce or try to produce a vivid impression of

Synonyms: instill ingrain


take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship

Synonyms: shanghai


mark or stamp with or as if with pressure

Example: "To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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