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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

Free expression is the base of human rights, the root of human nature and the mother of truth. To kill free speech is to insult human rights, to stifle human nature and to suppress truth.
Liu Xiaobo

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

Trying to suppress or eradicate symptoms on the physical level can be extremely important, but there's more to healing than that; dealing with psychological, emotional and spiritual issues involved in treating sickness is equally important.
Marianne Williamson

When we consistently suppress and distrust our intuitive knowingness, looking instead for authority, validation, and approval from others, we give our personal power away.
Shakti Gawain
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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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