pressure v. make pressure v. domineer

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Does these verbs presssure, make pressure, domineer have an overlap i.e synonymous for some contexts?

http://www.wordwebonline.com/search.pl?w=pressure
  1. To cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means
    "He pressured her for information";
    - coerce, hale [archaic], squeeze, force
  2. Exert pressure on someone through threats
    - blackmail, blackjack

http://www.wordwebonline.com/search.pl?w=domineer

Are these the same in meaning?
1. Her husband and mother-in-law domineer her.
2.
Her husband and mother-in-law pressure her.

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No they don't mean the same. Also, in 1. you should use 'dominate'.

Did you look the link. It's not "dominate" but "domineer".

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'Domineer' has been falling out of use since 1800. Click here.

Also, click here and then change the headword to 'domineer' for comparison.

Everybody should bookmark both those websites for future reference.
 
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'Domineer' has been falling out of use since 1800. Click here.

Also, click here and then change the headword to 'domineer' for comparison.

Everybody should bookmark both those websites for future reference.


Do you mean domineer is replaced with dominate? Are they the same in meaning?

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Yes and yes.
 
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