press


press is worth 11 points in the game of Scrabble

Definitions for the word, press
(n.) A commission to force men into public service, particularly into the navy.
(n.) A multitude of individuals crowded together; / crowd of single things; a throng.
(n.) An apparatus or machine by which any substance or body is pressed, squeezed, stamped, or shaped, or by which an impression of a body is taken; sometimes, the place or building containing a press or presses.
(n.) An East Indian insectivore (Tupaia ferruginea). It is arboreal in its habits, and has a bushy tail. The fur is soft, and varies from rusty red to maroon and to brownish black.
(n.) An upright case or closet for the safe keeping of articles; as, a clothes press.
(n.) Specifically, a printing press.
(n.) The act of pressing or thronging forward.
(n.) The art or business of printing and publishing; hence, printed publications, taken collectively, more especially newspapers or the persons employed in writing for them; as, a free press is a blessing, a licentious press is a curse.
(n.) To force into service, particularly into naval service; to impress.
(n.) Urgent demands of business or affairs; urgency; as, a press of engagements.
(v.) To drive with violence; to hurry; to urge on; to ply hard; as, to press a horse in a race.
(v.) To embrace closely; to hug.
(v.) To exercise very powerful or irresistible influence upon or over; to constrain; to force; to compel.
(v.) To oppress; to bear hard upon.
(v.) To squeeze in or with suitable instruments or apparatus, in order to compact, make dense, or smooth; as, to press cotton bales, paper, etc.; to smooth by ironing; as, to press clothes.
(v.) To squeeze, in order to extract the juice or contents of; to squeeze out, or express, from something.
(v.) To straiten; to distress; as, to be pressed with want or hunger.
(v.) To try to force (something upon some one); to urge or inculcate with earnestness or importunity; to enforce; as, to press divine truth on an audience.
(v.) To urge, or act upon, with force, as weight; to act upon by pushing or thrusting, in distinction from pulling; to crowd or compel by a gradual and continued exertion; to bear upon; to squeeze; to compress; as, we press the ground with the feet when we walk; we press the couch on which we repose; we press substances with the hands, fingers, or arms; we are pressed in a crowd.
(v. i.) To exert pressure; to bear heavily; to push, crowd, or urge with steady force.
(v. i.) To move on with urging and crowding; to make one's way with violence or effort; to bear onward forcibly; to crowd; to throng; to encroach.
(v. i.) To urge with vehemence or importunity; to exert a strong or compelling influence; as, an argument presses upon the judgment.

13 words found in the Scrabble word, press


4 letter words

reps 6
sers 4

3 letter words

ers 3
ess 3
per 5
pes 5
rep 5
res 3
ser 3

2 letter words

er 2
es 2
pe 4
re 2


Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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