Meaning of SUPPRESS in English

1. end the activity or existence of, esp. forcibly.

2 prevent (information, feelings, a reaction, etc.) from being seen, heard, or known (tried to suppress the report; suppressed a yawn).

3 a partly or wholly eliminate (electrical interference etc.). b equip (a device) to reduce such interference due to it.

4 Psychol. keep out of one's consciousness.


suppressible adj. suppression n. suppressive adj. suppressor n.

Etymology: ME f. L supprimere suppress- (as SUB-, premere press)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.