Cupboard vs. Press

Cupboard vs. Press — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Cupboard and Press

Cupboardnoun

A closet or cabinet, usually with shelves for storing food, crockery, and utensils.

Pressverb

To exert steady weight or force against

an indentation where the rock pressed the ground.

Cupboardnoun

(obsolete) A board or table used to openly hold and display silver plate and other dishware; a sideboard; a buffet.

Pressverb

To move by applying pressure

press a piano key.press one's face into a pillow.

Cupboardnoun

(obsolete) Things displayed on a sideboard; dishware, particularly valuable plate.

Pressverb

To squeeze or clasp in fondness or concern

pressed her hand before leaving.

Cupboardnoun

A cabinet, closet, or other piece of furniture with shelves intended for storing cookware, dishware, or food; similar cabinets or closets used for storing other items.

Put the cups back into the cupboard.

Pressverb

To squeeze the juice or other contents from

press lemons.

Cupboardnoun

(obsolete) Things stored in a cupboard; particularly food.

Pressverb

To extract (juice, for example) by squeezing or compressing.

Cupboardverb

To collect, as into a cupboard; to hoard.

Pressverb

To reshape or make compact by applying steady force; compress

pressed the clay in a mold.

Cupboardnoun

a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space

Pressverb

To iron (clothing, for example).

Pressverb

To make (a sound recording), originally by pressing (a vinyl phonograph record) under pressure in a mold.

Pressverb

To bear down on or attack

The army pressed the rebels for months.

Pressverb

To carry on or advance vigorously (an attack, for instance).

Pressverb

To place in trying or distressing circumstances

Are you pressed for money?.

Pressverb

To insist upon or put forward insistently

press a claim.press an argument.

Pressverb

To try to influence or persuade, as by insistent arguments; pressure or entreat

He pressed her for a reply.

Pressverb

To insist that someone accept (something). Often used with on or upon

was given to pressing peculiar gifts upon his nieces.

Pressverb

(Sports) To lift (a weight) to a position above the head without moving the legs.

Pressverb

To exert force or pressure

felt the backpack pressing on her shoulders.

Pressverb

To be worrisome or depressing; weigh heavily

Guilt pressed upon his conscience.

Pressverb

To advance eagerly; move forward urgently

We pressed through the crowd to get to the bus.

Pressverb

To assemble closely and in large numbers; crowd

Fans pressed around the movie star.

Pressverb

To continue a course of action, especially in spite of difficulties

decided to press ahead with the performance even with a sore throat.

Pressverb

To require haste or urgent action

matters that have not stopped pressing.

Pressverb

To employ urgent persuasion or entreaty

The supervisor has been pressing to get us to finish the project sooner.

Pressverb

To iron clothes or other material.

Pressverb

(Sports) To raise or lift a weight in a press.

Pressverb

(Basketball) To employ a press.

Pressverb

(Sports) In golf, to try to hit long or risky shots, typically with unsuccessful results.

Pressverb

To force into service in the army or navy; impress.

Pressverb

To take arbitrarily or by force, especially for public use.

Pressverb

To use in a manner different from the usual or intended, especially in an emergency.

Pressnoun

Any of various machines or devices that apply pressure

a cider press.

Pressnoun

A printing press.

Pressnoun

A place or establishment where matter is printed

sent the book's files to the press.

Pressnoun

A publishing company

Which press has acquired that manuscript?.

Pressnoun

The communications media considered as a whole, especially the agencies that collect, publish, transmit, or broadcast news and other information to the public

freedom of the press.got a job writing for the press.

Pressnoun

News or other information disseminated to the public in printed, broadcast, or electronic form

kept the scandal out of the press.

Pressnoun

The people involved in the media, as news reporters and broadcasters

took questions from the press after her speech.

Pressnoun

The kind or extent of coverage a person or event receives in the media

"Like the pool hall and the tattoo parlor, the motorcycle usually gets a bad press" (R.Z. Sheppard).

Pressnoun

A large gathering; a crowd

lost our friend in the press of people.

Pressnoun

The act of gathering in large numbers or of pushing forward

The press of the crowd broke the gates.

Pressnoun

An act of pressing down or applying pressure

with the press of a button.

Pressnoun

The haste or urgency of business or matters

the press of the day's events.

Pressnoun

The set of proper creases in a garment or fabric, formed by ironing.

Pressnoun

Chiefly Scots and Irish An upright closet or case used for storing clothing, books, or other articles.

Pressnoun

(Sports) A lift in weightlifting in which the weight is raised to shoulder level and then steadily pushed straight overhead without movement of the legs.

Pressnoun

(Basketball) An aggressive defense tactic in which players guard opponents closely, often over the entire court.

Pressnoun

Conscription or impressment into service, especially into the army or navy.

Pressnoun

(Obsolete) An official warrant for impressing men into military service.

Pressnoun

(countable) A device used to apply pressure to an item.

a flower press

Pressnoun

(countable) A printing machine.

Stop the presses!

Pressnoun

(uncountable) A collective term for the print-based media (both the people and the newspapers).

according to a member of the press;This article appeared in the press.

Pressnoun

(countable) A publisher.

Pressnoun

An enclosed storage space (e.g. closet, cupboard).

Put the cups in the press.Put the ironing in the linen press.

Pressnoun

An exercise in which weight is forced away from the body by extension of the arms or legs.

Pressnoun

An additional bet in a golf match that duplicates an existing (usually losing) wager in value, but begins even at the time of the bet.

He can even the match with a press.

Pressnoun

(countable) Pure, unfermented grape juice.

I would like some Concord press with my meal tonight.

Pressnoun

A commission to force men into public service, particularly into the navy.

Pressnoun

(obsolete) A crowd.

Pressverb

(ambitransitive) to exert weight or force against, to act upon with force or weight

Pressverb

(transitive) to compress, squeeze

to press fruit for the purpose of extracting the juice

Pressverb

(transitive) to clasp, hold in an embrace; to hug

She took her son, and press'dThe illustrious infant to her fragrant breast (Dryden, Illiad, VI. 178.)

Pressverb

(transitive) to reduce to a particular shape or form by pressure, especially flatten or smooth

to press cloth with an ironto press a hat

Pressverb

To flatten a selected area of fabric using an iron with an up-and-down, not sliding, motion, so as to avoid disturbing adjacent areas.

Pressverb

(transitive) to drive or thrust by pressure, to force in a certain direction

to press a crowd back

Pressverb

to weigh upon, oppress, trouble

He turns from us;Alas, he weeps too! Something presses himHe would reveal, but dare not.-Sir, be comforted. (Fletcher, Pilgrim, I. 2.)

Pressverb

(transitive) to force to a certain end or result; to urge strongly, impel

Pressverb

To try to force (something upon someone); to urge or inculcate.

to press the Bible on an audience

Pressverb

(transitive) to hasten, urge onward

to press a horse in a race

Pressverb

(transitive) to urge, beseech, entreat

God heard their prayers, wherein they earnestly pressed him for the honor of his great name. (Winthrop, Hist. New England, II. 35)

Pressverb

(transitive) to lay stress upon, emphasize

If we read but a very little, we naturally want to press it all; if we read a great deal, we are willing not to press the whole of what we read, and we learn what ought to be pressed and what not. (M. Arnold, Literature and Dogma, Pref.)

Pressverb

(ambitransitive) to throng, crowd

Pressverb

to print

Pressverb

To force into service, particularly into naval service.

Pressnoun

newspaper writers and photographers

Pressnoun

the state of urgently demanding notice or attention;

the press of business matters

Pressnoun

the gathering and publishing of news in the form of newspapers or magazines

Pressnoun

a machine used for printing

Pressnoun

a dense crowd of people

Pressnoun

a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes

Pressnoun

clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use

Pressnoun

any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids

Pressnoun

a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead

Pressnoun

the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure;

he gave the button a presshe used pressure to stop the bleedingat the pressing of a button

Pressverb

exert pressure or force to or upon;

He pressed down on the boardspress your thumb on this spot

Pressverb

force or impel in an indicated direction;

I urged him to finish his studies

Pressverb

to be oppressive or burdensome;

weigh heavily on the mindSomething pressed on his mind

Pressverb

place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure;

pressed flowers

Pressverb

squeeze or press together;

she compressed her lipsthe spasm contracted the muscle

Pressverb

crowd closely;

The crowds pressed along the street

Pressverb

create by pressing;

Press little holes into the soft clay

Pressverb

be urgent;

This is a pressing problem

Pressverb

exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for;

The liberal party pushed for reformsShe is crusading for women's rightsThe Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate

Pressverb

press from a plastic;

press a record

Pressverb

make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby;

`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman

Pressverb

lift weights;

This guy can press 300 pounds

Pressverb

ask for or request earnestly;

The prophet bid all people to become good persons