HyperDic: repress

English > 5 senses of the word repress:
VERBsocialrepress, quash, keep down, subdue, subjugate, reduceput down by force or intimidation
socialrepressimpede or hinder the natural development or self-expression of
contactrepress, smother, stifle, strangle, muffleconceal or hide
cognitionrepress, suppressput out of one's consciousness
changerepressblock the action of
repress > pronunciation
Soundsriypreh's
RhymesABS ... yes: 78 rhymes with ehs...
English > repress: 5 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningPut down by force or intimidation.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsquash, keep down, subdue, subjugate, reduce
Broaderoppress, suppress, crushcome down on or keep down by unjust / unjust / unjust use of one's authority
Spanishavasallar, sojuzgar, subyugar
Catalandominar, enjovar, reprimir, sotmetre, subjugar
Adjectivesrepressiverestrictive of action
Nounsrepressionthe act of repressing
repressiona state of forcible subjugation
English > repress: 5 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningImpede or hinder the natural development or self-expression of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Broaderimpede, hinderBe a hindrance or obstacle to
English > repress: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningconceal or hide.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymssmother, stifle, strangle, muffle
Broaderinhibit, bottle up, suppressControl and refrain from showing
Spanishamortiguar, reprimir
Catalanofegar, reprimir, sufocar
English > repress: 5 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningput out of one's consciousness.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsuppress
Categorypsychiatry, psychopathology, psychological medicineThe branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
Broaderforget, burydismiss from the mind
Spanishreprimir
Catalanreprimir, suprimir
English > repress: 5 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningBlock the action of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishreprimir

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