Definition of suppress:
obliterate, annul, squelch, burke, overpower, squeeze out, beat, nullify, repress, seize, beat out, exterminate, mortify, shell, blot out, manage, supplant, silence, paper over, enshroud, moderate, squash, come down on, conceal, reverse, choke off, squeeze, subjugate, storm, appropriate, choke, obscure, cloak, trounce, pocket, clamp down, disguise, keep in ignorance, vanquish, sit on, abate, cover, oppress, not breathe a word, annihilate, blanket, subdue, keep in, reduce, keep back, occupy, mask, restrain, swallow, quash, quell, demolish, inhibit, defeat, interfere with, deal with, screen, hush, smash, hold down, stifle, conquer, subordinate, terminate, clamp down on, bottle up, trample out, veil, smother, kill off, sink, crush, muffle, master, cut into, break down, abrogate, crucify, cut back, extirpate, curtain, overthrow, invade, belie, crack down, curb, contain, keep down, get over, jam, stamp down, surmount, overcome, keep mum, keep your own counsel, dwarf, shut off, abolish, beat down, stamp out, hold in, tame, chasten, set aside, persecute, keep quiet about something, end, annex, remove, occult, destroy, keep, slap down, hold back, put down, keep your mouth shut, besiege, submerge, shroud, snuff, mash, crack down on, cut off, keep someone guessing, repeal, strangle, kill, eradicate, subvert, keep something to yourself, capture.
- oppose (part of speech: verb)
- withdraw (part of speech: verb)
- prohibit (part of speech: verb)
- "Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia", Samuel Johnson.
- "As a Matter of Course", Annie Payson Call.
It is considered bad form to decline hospitality offered in this way, and even if you are in a hurry you must suppress your own desire to get forward in order to be courteous to the man who wishes to be your host.- "Young Knights of the Empire", Sir Robert Baden-Powell.