Compress

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Physical ForcePlay
Emphasizes the use of physical strength or mechanical power to reduce size. SlideHe compressed the cardboard box to fit it into the bin.
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Space SavingPlay
Often used when packing or storing items tightly to conserve space. SlideShe compressed her quilts in vacuum bags for storage.
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Implies EffortPlay
The action usually requires effort or energy to push things together. SlideThey compressed the garbage to make more room in the dumpster.