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Verb type: 1


  1. to press; to clasp, grasp, grip, squeeze, shake, clench, flatten, squash (to apply pressure)
    puristaa kädessä ― to grasp, clasp, squeeze
    puristaa käsiä ― to squeeze/shake hands
    puristaa hampaat yhteen ― to clench one's teeth
  2. to compress (to press together into a smaller space)
  3. to flatten (to make flat by applying pressure)
  4. to rub, pinch (of shoes, to be too tight)
  5. to constrict (of a collar, to be too tight)
  6. to wring (to obtain by force)


Indicative Conjugations

The present, imperfect, perfect, and pluperfect (past perfect) tenses in English correspond to "speaks", "spoke", "has spoken", and "had spoken".

Present tense conjugation chart

Past tense conjugation chart

Perfect tense conjugation chart

Pluperfect tense conjugation chart

Conditional Conjugations

The conditional present and perfect moods in English typically correspond to "would" and "would have".

Present tense conjugation chart

Perfect tense conjugation chart