Phrasal Verb 'Press'

We have 6 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Press'.

Press ahead

Meaning: Continue with something

Example: They PRESSED AHEAD with the elections despite the violence.

Press for

Meaning: Apply pressure to get permission or to obtain something

Example: The workers are PRESSING FOR better pay and conditions.

Press forward with

Meaning: Continue or go ahead with a project, process, plan, etc

Example: The government are PRESSING FORWARD WITH the new law.

Press into

Meaning: Bring or force into use

Example: When the line was breached, reserve troops were PRESSED INTO service.

Press on

Meaning: Continue with something

Example: We PRESSED ON to get to our destination before night fell.

Press upon

Meaning: Pressure someone to accept something offered

Example: The invitations were PRESSED UPON us and it was hard to say no.