Definition and Meanings for suppress
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Part of Speech of suppress
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of suppress
Meaning of suppress
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to overpower and crush; to subdue; to put down; to quell.
- to keep in; to restrain from utterance or vent; as, to suppress the voice; to suppress a smile.
- to retain without disclosure; to conceal; not to reveal; to prevent publication of; as, to suppress evidence; to suppress a pamphlet; to suppress the truth.
- to stop; to restrain; to arrest the discharges of; as, to suppress a diarrhea, or a hemorrhage.