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Synonyms for repress

Synonyms for (verb) repress

Synonyms: repress Definition: block the action of

Similar words: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

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

Similar words: bury, forget Definition: dismiss from the mind; stop remembering Usage: I tried to bury these unpleasant memories

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

Similar words: 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

Synonyms: 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

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