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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  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.  --Sir  W.  Scott. 
  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. 
  Syn:  To  repress;  restrain;  put  down  overthrow;  overpower; 
  overwhelm;  conceal;  stifle;  stop;  smother. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  kept  from  public  knowledge  by  various  means  [ant:  {publicized}] 
  2:  manifesting  or  subjected  to  suppression;  "a  suppressed 
  3:  held  in  check  with  difficulty;  "a  smothered  cough";  "a 
  stifled  yawn";  "a  strangled  scream";  "suppressed  laughter" 
  [syn:  {smothered},  {stifled},  {strangled}] 

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