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Meaning of word suppress from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

suppress   verb

Meaning : Bring under control by force or authority.

Example : Suppress a nascent uprising.
Stamp down on littering.
Conquer one's desires.

Synonyms : conquer, stamp down, subdue

Meaning : Come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority.

Example : The government oppresses political activists.

Synonyms : crush, oppress

किसी पर ऐसा ज़ोर पहुँचाना कि वह कुछ न कर सके।

गुंडों ने सारी बस्ती को डरा-धमका कर दबाया।

Meaning : Consciously restrain from showing. Of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior.

Example : Suppress a smile.
He let his anger bottle up until he exploded.

Synonyms : bottle up, inhibit

Meaning : Put out of one's consciousness.

Synonyms : repress

Meaning : Lessen to the point of stopping.

Example : Suppress a yawn.
This drug can suppress the hemorrhage.