1. A continuous physical force exerted on or against an object by something in contact with it.
2. The use of persuasion or intimidation to make someone do something.
3. Attempt to persuade or coerce (someone) into doing something.
Verb forms: Pressure, Pressured, Pressured.
1. It might be possible to pressure him into resigning.
2. The gate was buckling under the pressure of the crowd outside.