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〔 sәˋprєs 〕


〔 sәˊpres 〕

Overview of verb suppress

The verb suppress has 5 senses

  • suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb -- (to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires")

  • oppress, suppress, crush -- (come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists")

  • inhibit, bottle up, suppress -- (control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior)

  • suppress, repress -- (put out of one's consciousness)

  • suppress -- (reduce the incidence or severity of or stop; "suppress a yawn"; "this drug can suppress the hemorrhage")