Press is a word with many meanings. There are press quotes which show that journalists are members of this group and that the press has a duty to inform and enlighten the public on the facts and current events. If you press olives with enough force then you will end up with olive oil. If you want someone to sell you a property and you put pressure on them by threatening to harm their family then you could be said to press them into giving in and allowing you to get what you want. A press can also be a machine which physically adds pressure to something, such as a punch press or as a bench press. When news stories are reported they are announced in the press. Printing is usually performed by using paper, ink, and a press.