Definitions For Compress


  • A cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)
  • A folded cloth that is pressed against a part of the body to reduce pain or stop bleeding from an injury


  • Squeeze or press together
  • Make more compact by or as if by pressing
  • To press or squeeze (something) so that it is smaller or fills less space
  • To make (something) shorter or smaller
  • To reduce the size of (a computer file) by using special software

Is Compresses a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Compress is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Compress in a Sentence

  • Compress the air in a closed chamber
  • Her lips compressed into a frown.
  • A material that compresses easily

Synonyms for Compress

Antonyms for Compresses

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