impress

  • 1 Impress — Im press, n.; pl. {Impresses}. 1. The act of impressing or making. [1913 Webster] 2. 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… …

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  • 2 Impress — Im*press , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impressed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impressing}.] [L. impressus, p. p. of imprimere to impress; pref. im in, on + premere to press. See {Press} to squeeze, and cf. {Imprint}.] 1. To press, stamp, or print something in or… …

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  • 3 Impress — or Impression may have several meanings:*OpenOffice.org Impress, a presentation program included in the OpenOffice.org office suite. *OfficeMax ImPress Print Document Services, a division of OfficeMax, Inc. specializing in the pay for print… …

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  • 4 impress — [v1] influence affect, arouse, awe, be conspicuous, blow away*, buffalo*, bulldoze*, carry, electrify, enforce, enthuse, excite, faze, galvanize, get*, grab, grandstand*, inspire, kill*, knock out*, make a hit*, make an impression, make splash*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 impress — impress1 [im pres′; ] for n. [ im′pres΄] vt. [< IN 1 + PRESS2] 1. to force (a person) into public service, esp. into a navy 2. to levy, seize, or requisition (money, property, etc.) for public use n. I …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Impress — Im*press , v. i. To be impressed; to rest. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Such fiendly thoughts in his heart impress. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 impress — vb touch, strike, *affect, influence, sway Analogous words: *move, actuate: *thrill, electrify, enthuse: *provoke, excite, stimulate, galvanize, pique impress n impression, imprint, print, stamp Analogous words: see those at IMPRESSION …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 impress — ► VERB 1) make (someone) feel admiration and respect. 2) make a mark or design on using a stamp or seal. 3) (impress on) emphasize (an idea) in the mind of. ► NOUN 1) an act of impressing a mark. 2) an impressed mark …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 impress — I (affect deeply) verb absorb, amaze, arouse, astound, awe, electrify, galvanize, have a strong effect, hit, influence, inspire, intrigue, make an impact upon, make an impression on, move, move strongly, movere, penetrate, pierce, reach, rouse,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 impress on — index insist Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 11 Impress — OpenOffice.org OpenOffice.org Version 3.0, Startbildschirm mit Auswahlmenü …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 12 impress — v. 1) to impress deeply; favorably 2) (D; tr.) to impress as (she impressed me as a scholar) 3) (d; tr.) to impress on, upon (he tried to impress on them the importance of being punctual) 4) (D; tr.) to impress with (she impressed me with her… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 impress — verb ADVERB ▪ really ▪ His work really impressed me. VERB + IMPRESS ▪ be determined to, be keen to, hope to, want to …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 impress — 01. Her host parents were really [impressed] by her progress in English after three months in her ESL program. 02. The French team won an [impressive] victory over the Brazilian team in the World Cup final, with a score of 3 0. 03. Fast cars do… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 15 impress */*/ — UK [ɪmˈpres] / US verb Word forms impress : present tense I/you/we/they impress he/she/it impresses present participle impressing past tense impressed past participle impressed 1) [intransitive/transitive] if someone or something impresses you,… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 impress on — phrasal verb impress on or impress upon [transitive] Word forms impress on : present tense I/you/we/they impress on he/she/it impresses on present participle impressing on past tense impressed on past participle impressed on formal impress… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 impress — impress1 impresser, n. v. /im pres /; n. /im pres/, v., impressed or (Archaic) imprest; impressing; n. v.t. 1. to affect deeply or strongly in mind or feelings; influence in opinion: He impressed us as a sincere young man. 2. to fix deeply or… …

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  • 18 impress — im|press1 [ ım pres ] verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive if someone or something impresses you, you admire them: What impressed me was their ability to deal with any problem. Her carvings attracted many admirers but her paintings failed to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 impress — {{11}}impress (n.) act of impressing, also characteristic mark, 1590s, from IMPRESS (Cf. impress) (v.). {{12}}impress (v.) late 14c., have a strong effect on the mind or heart, from L. impressus, pp. of imprimere press into or upon, stamp, from… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 20 Impress — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le mot Impress peut renvoyer à : Impress Group, société allemande spécialisée dans les emballages alimentaires ; Impress, un module d OpenOffice …

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