Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun compressing

1 sense of compressing

Sense 1
compression, compressing -- (applying pressure)
       => press, pressure, pressing -- (the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure; "he gave the button a press"; "he used pressure to stop the bleeding"; "at the pressing of a button")

Antonyms of verb compress

1 of 2 senses of compress

Sense 1
compress, compact, pack together -- (make more compact by or as if by pressing; "compress the data")
       Antonym of decompress (Sense 1)
      => decompress, uncompress -- (restore to its uncompressed form; "decompress data")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb compress

2 senses of compress

Sense 1
compress, compact, pack together -- (make more compact by or as if by pressing; "compress the data")
       => wedge, squeeze, force -- (squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the corner")

Sense 2
compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press -- (squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle")
       => tighten -- (become tight or tighter; "The rope tightened")

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