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impress

 
Noun impress has 1 sense
  1. impress, impressment - the act of coercing someone into government service
    --1 is a kind of seizure
    Derived form: verb impress6
Verb impress has 7 senses
  1. affect, impress, move, strike - have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
    Sample sentences:
    The bad news will impress him
    The good news will impress her
  2. impress - impress positively; "The young chess player impressed her audience"
    --2 is one way to
    affect, impress, move, strike
    Sample sentence:
    The performance is likely to impress Sue
  3. impress, ingrain, instill - produce or try to produce a vivid impression of; "Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us"
    --3 is one way to affect, impress, move, strike
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. impress, imprint - mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; "To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"
    --4 is one way to change surface
    Derived form: noun impression9
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. print, impress - reproduce by printing
    --5 is one way to write
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. shanghai, impress - take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship; "The men were shanghaied after being drugged"
    --6 is one way to kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch
    Derived forms: noun impressment1, noun impress1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  7. impress, yarn-dye - dye (fabric) before it is spun
    --7 is one way to dye
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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