Meaning of suppress

Definition of suppress

(verb) bring under control by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"
consciously restrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior; "suppress a smile"; "he let his anger bottle up until he exploded"
put out of one's consciousness
lessen to the point of stopping; "suppress a yawn"; "this drug can suppress the hemorrhage"

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