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Definitions for (verb) repress

Main entry: repress Definition: block the action of

Main entry: suppress, repress Definition: put out of one's consciousness

Main entry: repress, smother, stifle, strangle, muffle Definition: conceal or hide Usage: smother a yawn; muffle one's anger; strangle a yawn

Main entry: subdue, subjugate, quash, reduce, repress, keep down Definition: put down by force or intimidation Usage: The government quashes any attempt of an uprising; China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently; The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land