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press

noun authors, columnists, commentators, correspondents, editors, interviewers, journalistic writers, journalists, literary publications, media, members of the media, members of the press, news business, news gatherers, newsmen, newspaper world, newspaperman, newspapers, newswriters, publicists, publishers, reporters
Associated concepts: censorship, First Amendment, freedom of speech, freedom of the press

press

(Beseech), verb adjure, appeal, ask earnestly, beg, call upon, enjoin, entreat, exhort, impetrate, implore, importune, petition, plead, request, supplicate, urge, urgere

press

(Constrain), verb bear down on, bind, bring pressure to bear, coerce, command, compel, decree, demand, drive, enforce, exact, extort, force, impel, impose, insist, make, make necessary, necessitate, obligate, oblige, order, put pressure on, put under obligation, require, take no deeial, urge forward, wring

press

(Goad), verb aggravate, agonize, annoy, badger, beset, bother, browbeat, carp at, disquiet, drive, harry, heckle, hector, hound, incite, instigare, instigate, irritate, molest, persecute, pester, plague, prod, provoke, put pressure on, stir up, taunt, tease, torment, trouble, vex, worry
See also: attach, bait, call, claim, coax, coerce, compel, constrain, constrict, demand, desire, duress, enforce, exact, exhort, exigency, force, hasten, impact, impede, implore, importune, impose, incite, inculcate, insist, jostle, lobby, lure, motivate, plead, pray, pressure, prompt, seize, solicit, spirit, urge, weigh

PRESS. By a figure this word signifies the art of printing. The press is free.
     2. All men have a right to print and publish whatever they may deem proper, unless by doing so they infringe the rights of another, as in the case of copyrights, (q.v.) when they may be enjoined. For any injury they may commit against the public or individuals they may be punished, either by indictment, or by a civil action at the suit of the party injured, when the injury has been committed against a private individual. Vide Const. of the U. S. Amend. art. 1, and Liberty of the Press.

References in classic literature ?
One by one several of the passengers offered me gifts, which they pressed upon me with an earnestness which would take no denial.
He was precisely the sort of person that Humble would have pressed upon to help her.
He pressed upon lawmakers to approve the draft law as soon as possible as it had been thrashed by them long enough.
He further revealed that CM Punjab and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif pressed upon to appoint Tauqeer Shah as ambassador to Geneva.
In the end, he pressed upon the need to bring a state government as soon as possible saying that it's the state government's job not the central government's to distribute power properly in the capital.
According to the Authority's spokesperson, OGRA has also pressed upon the companies to strictly adhere to the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the suspect meters.
No, we must never pity him even when his life was pressed upon by that sign which stands for joy through pain.
One's pressed upon by Phil Bardsley's injury and in fairness, Craig Gardner doesn't mind playing there.
The title refers to an e-reader that is pressed upon Robert Dubois, the head of a Parisian publishing house, in the name of efficiency and modernity.
A piece of paper is pressed upon the top of the gel or first paper sheet, allowing the colored droplets to soak into it (Figure 1B), and then the paper is inverted to show the class how capillary action caused the transfer of "DNA" in the same arrangement that it had in the gel (Figure 1C).
It's all nonsense - something I recall Princess Anne, the sanest member by a mile of the Royals, was once caught saying as yet another bouquet was pressed upon her mother.
The Minister also pressed upon the trainee doctors the importance of customer care which is a prime determinant in health institutions.