What does the word press mean?

Usage examples for press

  1. He was a reporter for the Evening Press. – The Circuit Riders by R. C. FitzPatrick
  2. The young merchant thought within himself, " I have only to mind my own business; why should I to no purpose press him further on the subject?" – Bagh O Bahar, Or Tales of the Four Darweshes by Mir Amman of Dihli
  3. Just press the matter a little. – Miss Billy by Eleanor H. Porter