Synonyms for impression

Synonyms for (noun) impression

Synonyms: impression

Definition: the act of pressing one thing on or into the surface of another

Usage: he watched the impression of the seal on the hot wax

Similar words: press, pressing, pressure

Definition: the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure

Usage: he gave the button a press; he used pressure to stop the bleeding; at the pressing of a button


Synonyms: impression

Definition: an impressionistic portrayal of a person

Usage: he did a funny impression of a politician

Similar words: portrayal, personation, enactment, characterization

Definition: acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture


Synonyms: impression

Definition: (dentistry) an imprint of the teeth and gums in wax or plaster

Usage: the dentist took an impression for use in preparing an inlay

Similar words: imprint

Definition: a device produced by pressure on a surface


Synonyms: effect, impression

Definition: an outward appearance

Usage: he made a good impression; I wanted to create an impression of success; she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

Similar words: visual aspect, appearance

Definition: outward or visible aspect of a person or thing


Synonyms: feeling, opinion, notion, belief, impression

Definition: a vague idea in which some confidence is placed

Usage: his impression of her was favorable; what are your feelings about the crisis?; it strengthened my belief in his sincerity; I had a feeling that she was lying

Similar words: idea, thought

Definition: the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about

Usage: it was not a good idea; the thought never entered my mind


Synonyms: mental picture, picture, impression

Definition: a clear and telling mental image

Usage: he described his mental picture of his assailant; he had no clear picture of himself or his world; the events left a permanent impression in his mind

Similar words: image, mental image

Definition: an iconic mental representation

Usage: her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate


Synonyms: printing, impression

Definition: all the copies of a work printed at one time

Usage: they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies

Similar words: publication

Definition: a copy of a printed work offered for distribution


Synonyms: impression, stamp

Definition: a symbol that is the result of printing or engraving

Usage: he put his stamp on the envelope

Similar words: symbol

Definition: an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance


Synonyms: depression, impression, imprint

Definition: a concavity in a surface produced by pressing

Usage: he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud

Similar words: incurvation, incurvature, concave shape, concavity

Definition: a shape that curves or bends inward