Suppress

Sup*press"

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suppressed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Suppressing.] [L. suppressus, p. p. of supprimere to suppress; sub under + premere, pressum, to press. See Sub-, and Press.] 1. To overpower and crush; to subdue; to put down; to quell.
[1913 Webster]

Every rebellion, when it is suppressed, doth make the subject weaker, and the prince stronger.
Sir J. Davies.
[1913 Webster]

2. To keep in; to restrain from utterance or vent; as, to suppress the voice; to suppress a smile. Sir W. Scott.
[1913 Webster]

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.
[1913 Webster]

She suppresses the name, and this keeps him in a pleasing suspense.
Broome.
[1913 Webster]

4. To stop; to restrain; to arrest the discharges of; as, to suppress a diarrhea, or a hemorrhage.
[1913 Webster]

Syn. -- To repress; restrain; put down; overthrow; overpower; overwhelm; conceal; stifle; stop; smother.
[1913 Webster]

 

New - Add Dictionary Search to Your Site

You can add a free dictionary search box to your own web site by copying and pasting the following HTML into one of your web pages:

<form action="http://www.freedict.co.uk/search.php" method="post">
 <p style="text-align: center; font-family: sans-serif;">
  <a style="font-weight: bold;" href="http://www.freedict.co.uk/"
     title="FreeDict free online dictionary">FreeDict</a>
  <input type="text" name="word" size="20" value="" />
  <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Search Dictionary" />
 </p>
</form>

 

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

Mon 10th December 2018