1. Verb.  (transitive) To affect (someone) strongly and often favourably.
  2. Verb.  (transitive) To produce a vivid impression of (something).
  3. Verb.  (transitive) To mark or stamp (something) using pressure.
  4. Verb.  (transitive) To compel (someone) to serve in a military force.
  5. Verb.  (transitive) To seize or confiscate (property) by force.
  6. Verb.  (intransitive) To make an impression, to be impressive.
  7. Noun.  The act of impressing.
  8. Noun.  An impression, and impressed image or copy of something.
  9. Noun.  A stamp or seal used to make an impression.
  10. Noun.  An impression on the mind, imagination etc.

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