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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

Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes - every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.
Orison Swett Marden

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

If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.
Orson Welles
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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

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