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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

I think we're all good and bad, but good's not funny. Bad is funny. Suppress the good and let the bad out, and then you can be funny.
Larry David

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

Ideas are only lethal if you suppress and don't discuss them. Ignorance is not bliss, it's stupid. Banning books shows you don't trust your kids to think and you don't trust yourself to be able to talk to them.
Anna Quindlen

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

I don't display emotions. I have every feeling that everyone else has, but I've developed ways to suppress them. Anger is one of my most comfortable feelings.
Curtis Jackson
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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
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