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Translation of "press" - English-Turkish dictionary

press

verb     /pres/
PUSH [I, T]
B1 to push something firmly basmak, bastırmak Press the button to start the machine. He pressed his face against the window.Squeezing and grinding
PERSUADE [T]
to try hard to persuade someone to do something ısrar etmek, üstelemek, zorlamak [+ to do sth] The committee pressed him to reveal more information. We pressed him for an answer but he refused.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
press charges
to complain officially about someone in a court of law ...da/de bulunmak; ...isnat etmek; ...iddia etmek; şikâyette bulunmak The family decided not to press charges against him.Taking legal action
MAKE SMOOTH [T]
to make clothes smooth by ironing them ütülemek I need to press these trousers.Cleaning clothes
MAKE FLAT [T]
to make something flat by putting something heavy on it for a long time düzleştirmek to press fruit/flowersSqueezing and grinding
press a case/claim
to try to make people accept your demands isteklerini kabul ettirmeye çalışmak; ısrar etmek; bastırmak; mücadele etmek Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of press verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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