suppress

Part of speech: noun

SUPPRESSOR.

Part of speech: noun

Suppression.

Part of speech: verb

To overpower; crush; extinguish.

Part of speech: verb

To withhold; repress; conceal.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Henry Seton Merriman.