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Definitions for (verb) suppress

Main entry: suppress Definition: reduce the incidence or severity of or stop Usage: suppress a yawn; this drug can suppress the hemorrhage

Main entry: inhibit, curb, conquer, stamp down, subdue, suppress Definition: to put down by force or authority Usage: suppress a nascent uprising; stamp down on littering; conquer one's desires

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

Main entry: inhibit, suppress, bottle up Definition: control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior

Main entry: crush, suppress, oppress Definition: come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority Usage: The government oppresses political activists