The sound-box is lacking, which suppresses the entrance to it, or the window.
It permits all that is useful, and suppresses all that is annoying.
Herder's rigid determinism not only excludes Voltaire's chance but also suppresses the free play of man's intelligent will.
In this case, we sigh for him, and give him every groan he suppresses.
He who suppresses or allays them in another, breaks many thorns off his own; and future years will never harden fresh ones.
This is not all, said Frederic: I am bound in honour to add what he suppresses.
Ibsen is in favor of the mariage de convenance, which suppresses, without favor, the absurdity of love-matches.
Often do these qualities work the ruin of their owners, unless he suppresses them.
Between him and the legislative body it interposes nothing but sources of conflict, and suppresses all means of concord.
Mona, raising her hand to her lips, suppresses valiantly a yawn.
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.