- 1. forcibly put an end to: "the uprising was savagely suppressed" synonyms antonyms
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verb (tr) to reduce or eliminate (unwanted oscillations) in a circuit. to eliminate (a particular frequency or group of frequencies) in a signal.
legal Definition of suppress. 1 : to put down by authority or force. 2 a : to keep secret. b : to stop or prohibit the publication or revelation of. 3 a. : to exclude (illegally obtained evidence) from use at trial. suppress narcotics found in violation of the right against unreasonable search and seizure.
suppress 1. To bring to an end forcibly as if by imposing a heavy weight: 2. To keep from being published or transmitted: 3. To hold (something requiring an outlet) in check:
Definition of 'suppress'. suppress. If someone in authority suppresses an activity, they prevent it from continuing, by using force or making it illegal. Maritime security patrols protect busy trade routes and suppress illegal activity. ...nationwide demonstrations for democracy, suppressed after 7 weeks by the army.
suppress definition: 1. to end something by force: 2. to prevent something from being seen or expressed or from…. Learn more.
What does suppress mean? suppress is defined by the lexicographers at Oxford Dictionaries as Forcibly put an end to.
3 suppress something to prevent yourself from having or expressing a feeling or an emotion to suppress a smile She was unable to suppress her anger. He had suppressed the painful memories of his childhood. Oxford Collocations Dictionary adverb barely, hardly, instantly, … verb + suppress be unable to, cannot, try to, … See full entry
Suppressed definition, to put an end to the activities of (a person, body of persons, etc.): to suppress the Communist and certain left-leaning parties. See more.
The act of suppressing or the state of being suppressed. Conscious exclusion of unacceptable desires, thoughts, or memories from the mind. The sudden arrest of the secretion of a fluid, such as urine or bile.
Definition of suppressant. : an agent (such as a drug) that tends to suppress or reduce in intensity rather than eliminate something. See suppressant defined for English-language learners.