squeeze through

(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. survive, accomplish, get by*, squeak through; see endure 1 , succeed 1 .

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  • squeeze — [skwēz] vt. squeezed, squeezing [intens. of ME queisen < OE cwysan, to squeeze, dash against, bruise, akin to Goth quistjan, to destroy < IE base * gweye , to overpower > Sans jināti, (he) conquers] 1. to press hard or closely; exert… …   English World dictionary

  • squeeze — I n. (colloq.) hug 1) to give smb. a squeeze misc. 2) in a tight squeeze ( in difficulty ) II v. 1) (C) squeeze some orange juice for me; or: squeeze me some orange juice 2) (d; tr.) to squeeze from, out of (squeeze some tooth paste out of the… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • squeeze — squeeze1 [skwi:z] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(press)¦ 2¦(press out liquid)¦ 3¦(small space)¦ 4 squeeze your eyes shut 5¦(just succeed)¦ 6¦(limit money)¦ Phrasal verbs  squeeze somebody/something<=>in  squeeze something<=>out  squeeze up ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • squeeze — [[t]skwi͟ːz[/t]] ♦♦♦ squeezes, squeezing, squeezed 1) VERB If you squeeze something, you press it firmly, usually with your hands. [V n] He squeezed her arm reassuringly... [V n adj] Dip the bread briefly in water, then squeeze it dry. N COUNT:… …   English dictionary

  • squeeze — 01. It was hard for everyone to [squeeze] into the van because there was a bunch of camping equipment in there as well. 02. Sometimes I like to [squeeze] fresh orange juice to drink for breakfast. 03. The mother [squeezed] her young son s hand to …   Grammatical examples in English

  • squeeze — I. verb (squeezed; squeezing) Etymology: alteration of obsolete English quease, from Middle English queysen, from Old English cwȳsan; akin to Icelandic kveisa stomach cramps Date: circa 1601 transitive verb 1. a. to exert pressure especially on… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • squeeze — v 1. compress, pinch, tweak, crush, squash, Dial. squish; compact, press together, force together, constrict, constringe, astringe, tighten, contract, condense, concentrate, consolidate; shorten, reduce, retrench, curtail, cut down, cut back, cut …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • through — through1 W1S1 [θru:] prep, adv ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(door/passage etc)¦ 2¦(cutting/breaking)¦ 3¦(across an area)¦ 4¦(see through something)¦ 5¦(past a place)¦ 6¦(time)¦ 7¦(process/experience)¦ 8¦(competitions)¦ 9¦(because of something)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Squeeze — (skw[=e]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squeezed} (skw[=e]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squeezing}.] [OE. queisen, AS. cw[=e]san, cw[=y]san, cw[=i]san, of uncertain origin. The s was probably prefixed through the influence of squash, v.t.] 1. To press between… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squeeze Theeze Pleeze — is a Portuguese band. They are from Cantanhede and came into the music business in 1996, although the band was formed two years after that.FormationFarinha, one of the guitar players has said“At the beginning, we all had different projects in… …   Wikipedia


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