He suppressed a belch and then looked up at her with a mischievous grin.
Unfortunately, they were suppressed violently by the government.
Hateful sentiments should be suppressed to the extent possible, the better to prevent their spread.
Labeling his cable as “utterly fantastic,” it suppressed the message.
Thomas admitted that he had both hidden and suppressed his sexuality since he was a teenager.
"Feels a bit grumpy, I fancy," thought Noel, with a suppressed grin.
He captured Nanking, and the rebellion was suppressed in 1865.
If he might have worked his will, he would also have suppressed English learning and literature.
The erotic element has been refined and suppressed, or at least disavowed.
The mass was suppressed, images destroyed, and monasteries pulled down.
late 14c., "to put down by force or authority," from Latin suppressus, past participle of supprimere "press down, stop, check, stifle," from sub "down, under" (see sub-) + premere "push against" (see press (v.1)). Sense of "prevent or prohibit the circulation of" is from 1550s. Related: Suppressed; suppressing.
suppress sup·press (sə-prěs')
v. sup·pressed, sup·press·ing, sup·press·es
To curtail or inhibit the activity of something, such as the immune system.
To deliberately exclude unacceptable desires or thoughts from the mind.
To reduce the incidence or severity of a condition or symptom, such as a hemorrhage.