What is another word for suppress?

1832 synonyms found


[ səpɹˈɛs], [ səpɹˈɛs], [ s_ə_p_ɹ_ˈɛ_s]

Synonyms for the word "suppress" include repress, stifle, quell, subdue, restrain, inhibit, silence, extinguish, control, hold down, cork, bottle up, smother, gag, muzzle, dampen, curb, check, muffle, and block. These words connote the idea of preventing an expression or behavior from occurring or spreading. They may also suggest a sense of forceful or authoritative action taken to restrict or silence something. Use these synonyms to improve your vocabulary and add shades of meaning to your writing!

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What are the hypernyms for Suppress?

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What are the opposite words for suppress?

Suppress is a verb that means to prevent or restrain something from occurring or expressing itself. Antonyms for suppress are words that have the opposite meaning. Some of the antonyms for suppress include: 1. Express - to show or make something known or felt 2. Allow - to give permission for something to happen 3. Release - to set free or let go 4. Encourage - to inspire or motivate someone to do something 5. Unleash - to release or set something free without restraint. By familiarizing ourselves with these antonyms for suppress, we can expand our vocabulary and improve our ability to express ourselves more precisely and accurately when communicating with others.

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Usage examples for Suppress

But seeing Stas, she recollected that not long before he declared that her conduct was worthy of a person of at least thirteen years; so, not desiring to appear again as a child, she bit the kernel of a date with the full strength of her little teeth, so as to suppress her sobs.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
He spoke hurriedly, like one who wished to suppress emotion by very activity of thought.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
But why did he suppress the information which Captain Adams' letter contained?
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

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