"impress" in the noun sense
1. impress, impressment
the act of coercing someone into government service
"impress" in the verb sense
1. affect, impress, move, strike
have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
"This child impressed me as unusually mature"
"This behavior struck me as odd"
"he was dumb-struck by the news"
"her comments struck a sour note"
"The young chess player impressed her audience"
3. impress, ingrain, instill
produce or try to produce a vivid impression of
"Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us"
4. impress, imprint
mark or stamp with or as if with pressure
"To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"
5. print, impress
reproduce by printing
6. shanghai, impress
take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship
"The men were shanghaied after being drugged"
7. impress, yarn-dye
dye (fabric) before it is spun
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