Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Suppress

Suppress

  1. To overpower and crush; to subdue; to put down; to quell.
  2. To keep in; to restrain from utterance or vent; as, to suppress the voice; to suppress a smile.
  3. 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.
  4. To stop; to restrain; to arrest the discharges of; as, to suppress a diarrhea, or a hemorrhage.

Suppress Quotations

It is difficult to violently suppress people in the long run, as the example of the Soviet Union and the Eastern European countries has shown.
Dalai Lama

It is much easier to suppress a first desire than to satisfy those that follow.
Benjamin Franklin

A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
Carl Sagan

To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.
Frederick Douglass

Basically you have to suppress your own ambitions in order to be who you need to be.
Bob Dylan
More "Suppress" Quotations

Suppress Translations

suppress in Afrikaans is onderdruk
suppress in Dutch is onderdrukken, verdringen, opkroppen
suppress in Finnish is tukehduttaa
suppress in Latin is conculco
suppress in Portuguese is suprima
suppress in Spanish is suprimir

Share with your Friends

Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.
  Mobile Site | Privacy | Terms |
Copyright © 2001 - 2014 BrainyQuote®
BookRags Media Network