Synonyms of suppress


1. suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb, control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate

usage: to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"

2. oppress, suppress, crush

usage: come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"

3. inhibit, bottle up, suppress, suppress, repress

usage: control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior

4. suppress, repress, forget, bury

usage: put out of one's consciousness

5. suppress, decrease, lessen, minify

usage: reduce the incidence or severity of or stop; "suppress a yawn"; "this drug can suppress the hemorrhage"

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Definition and meaning of suppress (Dictionary)