HyperDic: depress

English > 5 senses of the word depress:
VERBemotiondepress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoraliselower someone's spirits
motiondepresslower (prices or markets)
contactdepress, lowercause to drop or sink
contactdepress, press downpress down
changedepresslessen the activity or force of
depress > pronunciation
RhymesABS ... yes: 78 rhymes with ehs...
English > depress: 5 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaninglower someone's spirits; make downhearted.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will depress him
Example"These news depressed her"
Synonymsdeject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise
Narrowerchilldepress or discourage
Broaderdiscouragedeprive of courage or hope
Oppositeelate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicateFill with high spirits
Spanishabatir, deprimir, desalentar, desanimar, desmoralizar, espantar
Catalanabatre, deprimir, desanimar, descoratjar, desmoralitzar
Adjectivesdepressantcapable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
Nounsdepressanta drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
English > depress: 5 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaninglower (prices or markets).
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The glut of oil depressed gas prices"
Broaderlower, take down, let down, get down, bring downMove something or somebody to a lower position
English > depress: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningCause to drop or sink.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Nounsdepressorany skeletal muscle that draws a body part down
English > depress: 5 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningpress down.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Depress the space key"
Synonympress down
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishdigitar, presionar
Nounsdepressionpushing down
depressora device used by physician to press a part down or aside / aside
English > depress: 5 senses > verb 5, change
Meaninglessen the activity or force of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The rising inflation depressed the economy"
Broaderweakenlessen the strength of

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