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impress1

im·press1

impress1

 
 
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: ihm pres
inflections: impressed, impresses, impressing
definition 1: to cause or try to cause a deep mental or emotional effect in.
The minister impressed the children with the importance of honesty.
synonyms:
affect, imprint, inculcate, influence, strike
similar words:
get, hit, instill, move, persuade, touch
definition 2: to make a strong or lasting impact on (someone), esp. a positive impact.
His earnest desire to learn impressed his teachers.He is trying to impress her with his wealth.
synonyms:
affect, move, strike, touch
antonyms:
disappoint
similar words:
engrave, influence, stir
definition 3: to form or mark by applying pressure.
Now you're ready to impress your pattern on your clay pot.
synonyms:
imprint
similar words:
indent, mark, stamp
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: ihm pres
definition: to make a favorable impression.
His skill as a chef never fails to impress.
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: Im pres
definition 1: a mark created, as on paper, by the application of pressure.
The impress is visible right here.
synonyms:
imprint, stamp
similar words:
impression, indentation, mark
definition 2: a distinctive quality given to something, as by a person.
When he retired, he left his strong impress on that job.
synonyms:
impact
similar words:
influence, mark, stamp
Word Builder: impress +
  • impressive:
    causing a strong effect on the mind or feelings.