Synonyms for (verb) keep down

Synonyms: number, keep down

Definition: place a limit on the number of

Similar words: circumscribe, limit, confine

Definition: restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"


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