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  Words related to suppress

Related / Similar Words: stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb, repress, restrain, keep, keep back, hold back, bottle up, oppress, crush

 

Definition:
  • to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one''s desires";
  • put out of one''s consciousness;
  • keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool";
  • control and refrain from showing; of emotions;
  • come down on or keep down by unjust use of one''s authority; "The government oppresses political activists";

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    Hyponyms: wink, blink, blink away, stifle, dampen, choke off, choke down, choke back, hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up, burke, squelch, quell, quench, smother, strangle, muffle, repress, swallow, hold, confine, bottle up, control, hold in, contain, check, curb, moderate, choke, quash, keep down, subdue, subjugate, reduce

     

    Derivational Morphology: conqueror, vanquisher, conquest, conquering, subjection, subjugation, subduer, surmounter, overcomer, prohibition, inhibition, forbiddance, suppression, crushing, quelling, stifling, curtailment, suppressor, suppresser, restrainer, controller, restraint, oppression, oppressor

     

    Anagrams: pressure, press-up

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 壓抑   Dutch: onderdrukken  
    Finnish: tukkahduttaa   French: supprimer  
    German: unterdrücken   Italian: sopprimere  
    Korean: 누르다   Portuguese: suprimir  
    Russian: подавлять   Spanish: suprimir  
    Swedish: undertrycka  
     
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