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suppress

 
Verb suppress has 5 senses
  1. suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb - to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
    --1 is one way to control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate
    Derived forms: noun suppression3, noun suppression2, noun suppresser3, noun suppresser1, noun suppressor1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. oppress, suppress, crush - come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"
    Derived forms: noun suppression3, noun suppresser1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  3. bottle up, suppress - control and refrain from showing; of emotions
    --3 is one way to restrain, suppress, keep, keep back, hold back
    Derived form: noun suppression2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. restrain, suppress, keep, keep back, hold back - keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
    --4 is one way to prevent, keep
    Derived form: noun suppression2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  5. suppress, repress - put out of one's consciousness
    --5 is one way to forget, bury
    Derived form: noun suppression4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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