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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (6)

1. force out;
- Example: "Some employees were squeezed out by the recent budget cuts"

2. make by laborious and precarious means;
- Example: "He eked out a living as a painter"
[syn: eke out, squeeze out]

3. extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing;
- Example: "wring out the washcloth"
[syn: wring out, squeeze out]

4. obtain with difficulty;
- Example: "He eked out some information from the archives"
[syn: eke out, squeeze out]

5. form or shape by forcing through an opening;
- Example: "extrude steel"
[syn: extrude, squeeze out]

6. cause to come out in a squirt;
- Example: "the boy squirted water at his little sister"
[syn: squirt, force out, squeeze out, eject]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

squeeze out v 1: force out; "Some employees were squeezed out by the recent budget cuts" 2: make by laborious and precarious means; "He eked out a living as a painter" [syn: eke out, squeeze out] 3: extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing; "wring out the washcloth" [syn: wring out, squeeze out] 4: obtain with difficulty; "He eked out some information from the archives" [syn: eke out, squeeze out] 5: form or shape by forcing through an opening; "extrude steel" [syn: extrude, squeeze out] 6: cause to come out in a squirt; "the boy squirted water at his little sister" [syn: squirt, force out, squeeze out, eject]