What does the word suppress mean?

Usage examples for suppress

  1. By suppressing Christian dogma you would suppress Christianity; by discarding all religious doctrine you would destroy religion. – Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History by Auguste Sabatier
  2. You consider it your duty to suppress your own feelings, and tread under foot your own pride- to serve the Vicomte. – Dross by Henry Seton Merriman