verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for suppress
Non-central words, even if mentioned frequently in the text, are suppressed.
The standard feminist reading of Bertha is that she is Jane’s shadow self, making her a metaphor for the violence and unruliness that Jane suppresses out of her life.Gothic novels are obsessed with borders. Mexican Gothic takes full advantage.|Constance Grady|October 16, 2020|Vox
In 28, governments blocked websites or forced outlets, users, or platforms to censor information in order to suppress critical reporting, unfavorable health statistics, or other content related to the coronavirus.Governments are using the pandemic as an excuse to restrict internet freedom|Charlotte Jee|October 14, 2020|MIT Technology Review
One group of 40 scientists wrote a letter to the chief medical officers of the UK suggesting that they should aim to “suppress the virus across the entire population”.Coronavirus: Is The Cure Worse Than The Disease? The Most Divisive Question Of 2020|LGBTQ-Editor|October 12, 2020|No Straight News
The GOP balked after Google curtailed ad targeting, calling the restrictions “a blatant attempt to suppress voter information.”
El Niño, which typically suppresses hurricanes, is not expected to develop this year.Hurricane Season Is Starting, and Projections Are Higher Than Average|Eliza Shapiro|May 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His budding summer affair with Ecuador, where President Correa openly suppresses privately owned media, has provoked fresh sneers.
Park City is having an unusually bad season for snow, which of course suppresses business.
The prince ingratiates himself with her: she suppresses the periodical droughts and marries him.The Science of Fairy Tales|Edwin Sidney Hartland
But what can be thought of a historian who suppresses Jeanne's trial because he finds it inconvenient?The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
Hence it embraces the whole series of times, or what comes to the same thing, it suppresses time and change.
Hence, as it suppresses all that is contingent, it will also suppress all coercion, and will set man free physically and morally.
The more a man suppresses his own personal pride, the higher he stands in the moral sense.mile Verhaeren|Stefan Zweig
British Dictionary definitions for suppress
- to reduce or eliminate (unwanted oscillations) in a circuit
- to eliminate (a particular frequency or group of frequencies) in a signal
- to resist consciously (an idea or a desire entering one's mind)
- to exercise self-control by preventing the expression of (certain desires)Compare repress (def. 3)