WORD ORIGIN

Middle English: from Old French presse (noun), presser (verb), from Latin pressare ‘keep pressing’, frequentative of premere ‘to press’—the source also of print (Middle English), pressure (Late Middle English), depress (Late Middle English), etc.

This entry only lists C1–C2 word families of the stem press. Other C2 word families are included in sub-entries, e.g. compress, depress, express, impress, oppress, repress, suppress

acupressure,  antidepressant,  compress,  compressible,  compression,  compressor,  decompress,  decompression,  decompressor,  depress,  depressant,  depressed,  depressing,  depressingly,  depression,  depressive,  depressor,  depressurise,  depressurisation,  espressivo,  espresso,  express,  expression,  expressionism,  expressionist,  expressionless,  expressive,  expressiveness,  expressly,  expressway,  hard-pressed,  high-pressure,  immunosuppressant,  immunosuppression,  impress,  impressed,  impression,  impressionable,  impressionism,  impressionist,  impressionistic,  impressive,  inexpressible,  irrepressible,  manic-depression,  manic-depressive,  oppress,  oppressed,  oppression,  oppressive,  oppressor,  pressed,  press-gang,  pressing,  pressman,  press-up,  pressure,  pressurise,  pressurised,  pressurisation,  repress,  repressed,  repression,  repressive,  repressiveness,  self-expression,  suppress,  suppressant,  suppression,  suppressor,  unexpressed,  unimpressed,  unimpressive
adpress,  adpressed,  appress,  bench-press,  bookpress,  cross-pressure,  downpress,  downpressed,  downpressor,  hot-presser,  letterpress,  machine-pressed,  non-pressure,  overpress,  overpressed,  overpressing,  overpressure,  perma-press,  perma-pressed,  pre-press,  pressable,  press-agented,  press-agenting,  pressboard,  pressbook,  press-button,  presscake,  press-corrected,  press-correction,  press-cutting,  pressel,  presse-pâte,  presser,  press-fitted,  press-forged,  pressingly,  pressingness,  pression,  pressive,  press-key,  pressmanship,  pressmark,  pressmaster,  press-mould,  press-on,  pressor,  pressoreceptor,  press-packed,  press-pad,  presspahn,  press-pin,  press-revise,  press-show,  press-shy,  pressure-broadened,  pressure-cast,  pressure-cook,  pressure-dependent,  pressure-fed,  pressure-feed,  pressure-flaked,  pressure-jump,  pressureless,  pressure-packaged,  pressure-packaging,  pressure-pattern,  pressure-sensitive,  pressure-test,  pressure-tight,  pressure-treat,  pressure-treated,  pressurised-water,  pressuriser,  pressware,  presswork,  pressworking,  press-yard,  proof-press,  repressure,  repressuring,  repressurise,  stop-press,  time-pressed,  unpressed,  unpressured,  unpressurised,  vasopressin,  vasopressor,  water-pressure,  well-pressed
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