HyperDic: suppress

English > 5 senses of the word suppress:
VERBchangesuppress, stamp down, subdue, conquerto put down by force or authority
socialsuppress, oppress, crushcome down on or keep down by unjust / unjust / unjust use of one's authority
socialsuppress, inhibit, bottle upcontrol and refrain from showing
cognitionsuppress, repressput out of one's consciousness
changesuppressreduce the incidence or severity of or stop
suppress > pronunciation
Soundssahpreh's
RhymesABS ... yes: 78 rhymes with ehs...
English > suppress: 5 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningTo put down by force or authority.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"suppress a nascent uprising"
Synonymsstamp down, subdue, conquer
NarrowerburkeGet rid of, silence, or suppress
choke off, choke down, choke backSuppress
hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush upCause to be quiet or not talk / talk
quench(electronics) suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device
silenceKeep from expression, for example by threats or pressure
squelch, quell, quenchSuppress or crush completely
Broadercontrol, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderatelessen the intensity of
Spanishconquistar, contener, dominar, inhibir, reprimir
Catalanconquistar, contenir, dominar, reprimir
Adjectivessuppressivetending to suppress
Nounssuppresseran electrical device for suppressing unwanted currents
suppressionthe act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation
suppressionforceful prevention
suppressor, suppressersomeone who suppresses
English > suppress: 5 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningcome down on or keep down by unjust / unjust / unjust use of one's authority.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsoppress, crush
Narrowerrepress, quash, keep down, subdue, subjugate, reducePut down by force or intimidation
Spanishabrumar, oprimir, reprimir
Catalanaclaparar, afeixugar, esclafar, fer callar, oprimir, reprimir
Adjectivessuppressivetending to suppress
Nounssuppressersomeone who suppresses
suppressionforceful prevention
English > suppress: 5 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningControl and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsinhibit, bottle up
Narrowerchokecheck or slow down the action or effect of
smother, stifle, strangle, muffle, repressconceal or hide
stifle, dampensmother or suppress
Spanishrefrenar, reprimir, suprimir
Catalanrefrenar, reprimir
English > suppress: 5 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningput out of one's consciousness.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymrepress
Categorypsychiatry, psychopathology, psychological medicineThe branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
Broaderforget, burydismiss from the mind
Spanishreprimir
Catalanreprimir, suprimir
Nounssuppression(psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires / desires
English > suppress: 5 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningReduce the incidence or severity of or stop.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "suppress a yawn"
  • "this drug can suppress the hemorrhage"
Broaderdecrease, lessen, minifymake smaller

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