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Verb: squeeze out  skweez awt
  1. Force out
    "Some employees were squeezed out by the recent budget cuts"
     
  2. Make by laborious and precarious means
    "He squeezed out a living as a painter";
    - eke out
     
  3. Extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing
    "squeeze out the face cloth";
    - wring out
     
  4. Obtain with difficulty
    "He squeezed out some information from the archives";
    - eke out
     
  5. Form or shape by forcing through an opening
    "squeeze out steel";
    - extrude

Derived forms: squeezed out, squeezing out, squeezes out

See also: squeeze

Type of: bring in, can [N. Amer, informal], clear, create, dismiss, displace, draw out, earn, extract, fire, force out, gain, give notice, give the axe, give the sack, make, obtain, produce, pull, pull in, pull out, pull up, realise [Brit], realize, sack, send away, take in, take out, terminate

Encyclopedia: Squeeze out