What are the antonyms for PRESSING?

Synonyms for PRESSING

Usage Examples for PRESSING

  1. A belt may be taken off a pulley, either by pressing it in the required direction and as close to the pulley as possible, or by holding the two sides of the belt together, which should be done as far from the running pulley as possible, or as far from the pulley the belt is required to come off as possible. - "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II" by Joshua Rose
  2. They really were pressing it upon me at the end, and I did say it must be very little. - "A Thief in the Night" by E. W. Hornung