press together(redirected from presses them together)
To apply pressure to two or more people or things in order for them to be sealed or stuck close together. A noun or pronoun can be used between "press" and "together." We pressed our lips together in a passionate kiss. We use steel rollers to press together the various materials. The thronging crowd pressed Janet and me together for the duration of the train ride.
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press something together
to use pressure to close or unite things. He pressed his lips together and would say no more. Why are his lips pressed together so tightly?
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.