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Overview of verb suppress

The verb suppress has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (4) 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")

2. (1) oppress, suppress, crush

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

3. (1) inhibit, bottle up, suppress

(control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior)

4. suppress, repress

(put out of one's consciousness)

5. suppress

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

Overview of adj suppressed

The adj suppressed has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. suppressed

(kept from public knowledge by various means;)

2. suppressed

(manifesting or subjected to suppression; "a suppressed press")

3. smothered, stifled, strangled, suppressed

(held in check with difficulty; "a smothered cough"; "a stifled yawn"; "a strangled scream"; "suppressed laughter") © 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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