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Suppress meaning

suppress - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. To overpower and crush; to subdue; to put down; to quell.
  2. 2. To keep in; to restrain from utterance or vent; as, to suppress the voice; to suppress a smile.
  3. 3. To retain without disclosure; to conceal; not to reveal; to prevent publication of; as, to suppress evidence; to suppress a pamphlet; to suppress the truth.
  4. 4. To stop; to restrain; to arrest the discharges of; as, to suppress a diarrhea, or a hemorrhage.
  5. 5. Suppression.
  6. 6. To put, or keep, down; conceal.

suppress - examples of usage

  1. But though perfectly aware of the evil, to suppress it is quite another matter. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. But he could not suppress them. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  3. Dale walked with his hands clasped behind his back, thoughtfully looking at the trees, and trying to suppress his wild imaginations. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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