Definition of Suppress

1. Verb. To put down by force or authority. "Conquer one's desires"




2. Verb. Come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority. "The government oppresses political activists"

3. Verb. Control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior.
Exact synonyms: Bottle Up, Inhibit
Generic synonyms: Hold Back, Keep, Keep Back, Restrain
Specialized synonyms: Hold Back, Keep, Keep Back, Restrain, Quench, Choke
Derivative terms: Suppression

4. Verb. Put out of one's consciousness.
Exact synonyms: Repress
Category relationships: Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine, Psychopathology
Generic synonyms: Bury, Forget
Specialized synonyms: Swallow
Derivative terms: Suppression

5. Verb. Reduce the incidence or severity of or stop. "This drug can suppress the hemorrhage"
Generic synonyms: Decrease, Lessen, Minify

Definition of Suppress

1. v. t. To overpower and crush; to subdue; to put down; to quell.

Definition of Suppress

1. Verb. To hold in place, to keep low, to prevent publication. ¹

2. Verb. (US legal) To forbid the use of evidence at trial because it is improper or was improperly obtained. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Suppress

1. to put an end to forcibly [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suppress

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Literary usage of Suppress

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1. A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sanads Relating to India and ...by India Foreign and Political Dept by India Foreign and Political Dept (1892)
"Kotra Thakur's engagement to suppress ... Deri Thakur's engagement to suppress — Nawanagar Jam's engagement to suppress Nawanagar Jam's renewed engagement ..."

2. A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sanads Relating to India and ...by India Foreign and Political Dept by India Foreign and Political Dept (1892)
"Nawanagar Jam's renewed engagement to suppress -- • Pal Thakur's engagement to suppress - . ... Virva Thakur's engagement to suppress - Wankaner Thakur's ..."

3. The Practice at Law, in Equity, and in Special Proceedings: In All the by William Wait (1873)
"A motion to suppress may also be proper where, by reason of an amendment of ... Motion to suppress, how made. The motion to suppress the deposition may be ..."

4. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1888)
"(been right, I should have thought, to tell them without the least reserve to young and thoughtless persons: on the contrary, it would be best to suppress ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"... without a license for that purpose, •was passed to carry out the policy of the State to suppress the sale of such liquors within its 125 IS limits. ..."

6. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1906)
"The duty of either belligerent not to contents suppress intercourse of neutrals ... It is a duty suppress which is in accordance with the development of the ..."

7. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by United States Congress, Marion Mills Miller, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"Allen G. Thurman [O.]; Committee Appointed—Majority and Minority Reports—John Sherman [O.] Moves That the Committee Bring in a Bill to suppress the ..."

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