Definitions For Pressure


  • The act of pressing; the exertion of pressure
  • A force that compels
  • The somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin
  • The pressure exerted by the atmosphere
  • The force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
  • The state of demanding notice or attention
  • An oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress
  • The weight or force that is produced when something presses or pushes against something else
  • The action of pressing or pushing against something
  • The weight of the air in the Earth's atmosphere


  • To cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means
  • Exert pressure on someone through threats
  • To use pressure to force or try to force (someone) to do something

Is Pressures a Scrabble Word?

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

The word Pressure is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pressure in a Sentence

  • Apply pressure to the wound to stop the bleeding.
  • The pressure of the compressed air inside the chamber
  • The animal's jaws can exert a pressure of more than 750 pounds per square inch.
  • His father pressured him to go out for the swim team

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