Translation of "press" - English-Turkish dictionary

press

verb uk us /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.
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.
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.
MAKE SMOOTH [ T ]

to make clothes smooth by ironing them

ütülemek
I need to press these trousers.
MAKE FLAT [ T ]

to make something flat by putting something heavy on it for a long time

düzleştirmek
to press fruit/flowers
press a case/claim

to try to make people accept your demands

isteklerini kabul ettirmeye çalışmak; ısrar etmek; bastırmak; mücadele etmek

(Translation of “press verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)