What does the word suppress mean?

Usage examples for suppress

  1. There is no reason to suppose that it contained anything which it was to anybody's interest to destroy or suppress. – Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia by Ernest Scott
  2. 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
  3. 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