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Definition of Depress


  1. To press down; to cause to sink; to let fall; to lower; as, to depress the muzzle of a gun; to depress the eyes.
  2. To bring down or humble; to abase, as pride.
  3. To cast a gloom upon; to sadden; as, his spirits were depressed.
  4. To lessen the activity of; to make dull; embarrass, as trade, commerce, etc.
  5. To lessen in price; to cause to decline in value; to cheapen; to depreciate.
  6. To reduce (an equation) in a lower degree.
  7. Having the middle lower than the border; concave.
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Depress Translations

depress in Dutch is neerdrukken, deprimeren
depress in Italian is angustiare
depress in Latin is deprimo (depressus)
depress in Norwegian is trykke ned
depress in Portuguese is comprima
depress in Spanish is deprimir, afligir