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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sup·press /səˈprɛs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sup·press /səˈprɛs/ 及物動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sup·press v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suppressed p. pr. & vb. n. Suppressing.]
 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.
 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) 2.0

      v 1: to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent
           uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's
           desires" [syn: stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer,
      2: come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority;
         "The government oppresses political activists" [syn: oppress,
      3: control and refrain from showing; of emotions [syn: bottle
      4: keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep
         your temper"; "keep your cool" [syn: restrain, keep, keep
         back, hold back]
      5: put out of one's consciousness [syn: repress]