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suppress

suppress as in bring under control by force or authority
  • "suppress a nascent uprising"
  • "stamp down on littering"
  • "conquer one's desires"

Synonyms

  • stamp downbring under control by force or authority
  • subdueput down by force or intimidation; bring under control by force or authority; hold within limits and control; get on top of; make subordinate, dependent, or subservient; correct by punishment or discipline
  • conquerbring under control by force or authority; take possession of by force, as after an invasion; overcome by conquest
suppress as in come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
  • "The government oppresses political activists"

Synonyms

  • oppresscome down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; cause to suffer
  • crushleather that has had its grain pattern accentuated ; a dense crowd of people ; temporary love of an adolescent ; the act of crushing ; come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; break into small pieces; humiliate or depress completely; crush or bruise; make ineffective; become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure
suppress as in consciously restrain from showing
  • "of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior"
  • "suppress a smile"
  • "he let his anger bottle up until he exploded"

Synonyms

  • inhibitprohibit, forbid, or prevent from doing something; limit, block, or decrease the action or function of; consciously restrain from showing; make (someone) self-conscious and as a result unable to act naturally
  • bottle upconsciously restrain from showing
suppress as in put out of one's consciousness

    Synonyms

    • repressput down by force or intimidation; impede or hinder the natural development or self-expression of ; suppress in order to conceal or hide; put out of one's consciousness ; block the action of
    suppress as in lessen to the point of stopping
    • "suppress a yawn"
    • "this drug can suppress the hemorrhage"