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Overview of verb depress

The verb depress has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise

(lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her")

2. (1) depress

(lower (prices or markets); "The glut of oil depressed gas prices")

3. lower, depress

(cause to drop or sink; "The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir")

4. press down, depress

(press down; "Depress the space key")

5. depress

(lessen the activity or force of; "The rising inflation depressed the economy") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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