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1. depress

verb. ['dɪˈprɛs'] lower someone's spirits; make downhearted.

Synonyms

  • cast down
  • dispirit
  • demoralise
  • deject
  • demoralize
  • get down
  • discourage
  • dismay

Antonyms

  • elate
  • alarming
  • unalarming
  • hope

Etymology

  • depressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • depresser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Depress

  • transgress
  • nevertheless
  • stds
  • nonetheless
  • l'express
  • dispossess
  • convalesce
  • tcas
  • simplesse
  • repossess
  • reinvests
  • progress
  • kjos
  • hces
  • express'
  • express
  • distress
  • compress
  • cmos
  • adss
  • abts
  • uys
  • uss
  • undress
  • suppress
  • suggests
  • success
  • requests
  • repress
  • regress

Sentences with depress


1. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Repeatedly depress the brake pedal until the low-air-pressure buzzer sounds.

2. Verb, base form
If it is, depress the small retaining spring at the base of the spindle and slide it off.

2. depress

verb. ['dɪˈprɛs'] lower (prices or markets).

Synonyms

  • lower
  • bring down
  • take down
  • get down

Antonyms

  • enchant
  • increase
  • thicken
  • inflate

Etymology

  • depressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • depresser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. depress

verb. ['dɪˈprɛs'] press down.

Synonyms

  • move
  • press down

Antonyms

  • hotness
  • end
  • ascend

Etymology

  • depressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • depresser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. depress

verb. ['dɪˈprɛs'] lessen the activity or force of.

Antonyms

  • fearlessness

Etymology

  • depressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • depresser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. depress

verb. ['dɪˈprɛs'] cause to drop or sink.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • stand still
  • hearten
  • approve

Etymology

  • depressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • depresser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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