Suppress

Definition of Suppress

Sup`press´
v. t.1.To overpower and crush; to subdue; to put down; to quell.
[imp. & p. p. Suppressed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Suppressing.]
Every rebellion, when it is suppressed, doth make the subject weaker, and the prince stronger.
- Sir J. Davies.
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.
She suppresses the name, and this keeps him in a pleasing suspense.
- Broome.
4.To stop; to restrain; to arrest the discharges of; as, to suppress a diarrhea, or a hemorrhage.

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