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Definition of Impress

Impress

  1. To press, stamp, or print something in or upon; to mark by pressure, or as by pressure; to imprint (that which bears the impression).
  2. To produce by pressure, as a mark, stamp, image, etc.; to imprint (a mark or figure upon something).
  3. Fig.: To fix deeply in the mind; to present forcibly to the attention, etc.; to imprint; to inculcate.
  4. To take by force for public service; as, to impress sailors or money.
  5. To be impressed; to rest.
  6. The act of impressing or making.
  7. A mark made by pressure; an indentation; imprint; the image or figure of anything, formed by pressure or as if by pressure; result produced by pressure or influence.
  8. Characteristic; mark of distinction; stamp.
  9. A device. See Impresa.
  10. The act of impressing, or taking by force for the public service; compulsion to serve; also, that which is impressed.

Impress Quotations

Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Edgar Allan Poe

It's easy to impress me. I don't need a fancy party to be happy. Just good friends, good food, and good laughs. I'm happy. I'm satisfied. I'm content.
Maria Sharapova

A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.
Marie Curie

In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car. But women wised up and realized it was better to buy their own hot cars so they wouldn't have to ride around with jerks.
Scott Adams

Don't try to impress people. Always be yourself!
Bella Thorne
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Impress Translations

impress in Dutch is indruk maken op, imponeren
impress in French is impressionner
impress in Italian is impressione, impressionare
impress in Latin is infigo
impress in Norwegian is preg, imponere, avtrykk, trykke, prege
impress in Portuguese is imprima
impress in Spanish is impresionar, impresion