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  Definition of suppress
  1. to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one''s desires"
  2. put out of one''s consciousness
  3. keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
  4. control and refrain from showing; of emotions
  5. come down on or keep down by unjust use of one''s authority; "The government oppresses political activists"
Similar Words: stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb, repress, restrain, keep, keep back, hold back, bottle up, oppress, crush

 

Hyponyms: wink, blink, blink away, stifle, dampen, choke off, choke down, choke back, hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up, burke, squelch, quell, quench, smother, strangle, muffle, repress, swallow, hold, confine, bottle up, control, hold in, contain, check, curb, moderate, choke, quash, keep down, subdue, subjugate, reduce

 

Derivational Morphology: conqueror, vanquisher, conquest, conquering, subjection, subjugation, subduer, surmounter, overcomer, prohibition, inhibition, forbiddance, suppression, crushing, quelling, stifling, curtailment, suppressor, suppresser, restrainer, controller, restraint, oppression, oppressor

 

Anagrams: pressure, press-up

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 壓抑   Dutch: onderdrukken  
Finnish: tukkahduttaa   French: supprimer  
German: unterdrücken   Italian: sopprimere  
Korean: 누르다   Portuguese: suprimir  
Russian: подавлять   Spanish: suprimir  
Swedish: undertrycka  
 
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