Compress and Grow


Compress verb - To become smaller in size or volume through the drawing together of particles of matter.
Usage example: the substance can compress under pressure

Grow is an antonym for compress in compact topic.


Grow verb - To look after or assist the growth of by labor and care.

Compress is an antonym for grow in evolve topic.

Nearby Words: growth, growing, grown, grower

Common collocations

heart compress heart grow heart
body compress body grow body
time compress time grow time
bit compress bit grow bit
Other words: hair, amounts.
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