[im-pres-iv] /ɪmˈprɛs ɪv/
having the ability to the mind; arousing admiration, awe, respect, etc.; moving; admirable:
an impressive ceremony; an impressive appearance.
capable of impressing, esp by size, magnificence, etc; awe-inspiring; commanding
1570s, “capable of being easily impressed,” from impress + -ive. Meaning “capable of making an impression on the mind or senses” is from 1775. Related: Impressively; impressiveness.
[im-pres-muh nt] /ɪmˈprɛs mənt/ noun 1. the act of people or property into public service or use. /ɪmˈprɛsmənt/ noun 1. the commandeering or conscription of things or men into government service n. 1796, “act of impressing into service,” from impress (v.) + -ment.
[im-presh-er] /ɪmˈprɛʃ ər/ noun, Archaic. 1. . /ɪmˈprɛʃə/ noun 1. an archaic word for impression
noun 1. a fund of petty cash.
[im-prest] /ˈɪm prɛst/ noun 1. an advance of money; loan. [im-prest] /ɪmˈprɛst/ verb, Archaic. 1. simple past tense and past participle of 1 . verb, Archaic. 1. simple past tense and past participle of 2 . [verb im-pres; noun im-pres] /verb ɪmˈprɛs; noun ˈɪm prɛs/ verb (used with object), impressed or (Archaic) imprest; impressing. 1. […]