Found 3 items, similar to Impress.
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English → English
n : the act of coercing someone into government service [syn: impressment
v 1: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; “This child
impressed me as unusually mature”
; “This behavior struck
me as odd”
2: impress positively; “The young chess player impressed her
3: produce or try to produce a vivid impression of; “Mother
tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us”
4: mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; “To make a batik,
you impress a design with wax”
5: reproduce by printing [syn: print
6: take (someone) against his will for compulsory service,
especially on board a ship; “The men were shanghaied after
7: dye (fabric) before it is spun [syn: yarn-dye
English → English
, v. i.
To be impressed; to rest. [Obs.]
Such fiendly thoughts in his heart impress. --Chaucer.
, n.; pl. Impresses
1. The act of impressing or making.
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 influence.
The impresses of the insides of these shells.
This weak impress of love is as a figure
Trenched in ice. --Shak.
3. Characteristic; mark of distinction; stamp. --South.
4. A device. See Impresa
To describe . . . emblazoned shields,
Impresses quaint. --Milton.
5. [See Imprest
to force into service.] The act of
impressing, or taking by force for the public service;
compulsion to serve; also, that which is impressed.
Why such impress of shipwrights? --Shak.
, a party of men, with an officer, employed to
impress seamen for ships of war; a press gang
, a sum of money paid, immediately upon their
entering service, to men who have been impressed.
, 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
squeeze, and cf. Imprint
1. To press, stamp, or print something in or upon; to mark by
pressure, or as by pressure; to imprint (that which bears
His heart, like an agate, with your print impressed.
2. To produce by pressure, as a mark, stamp, image, etc.; to
imprint (a mark or figure upon something).
3. Fig.: To fix deeply in the mind; to present forcibly to
the attention, etc.; to imprint; to inculcate.
Impress the motives of persuasion upon our own
hearts till we feel the force of them. --I. Watts.
4. [See Imprest
, n., 5.] To take by force for
public service; as, to impress sailors or money.
The second five thousand pounds impressed for the
service of the sick and wounded prisoners. --Evelyn.